Invitation to participate at the Agribusiness Deal Room that will be held virtually at the AGRF 2020


AGRA is inviting you to participate in the Agribusiness Deal Room that will be held virtually at the AGRF 2020 on 8th - 11th September 2020.

This year, AGRA and its partners continue to grow the Agribusiness Deal Room at the AGRF to become a premier deal sourcing and deal-making platform for agribusiness stakeholders across the African continent. The Agribusiness Deal Room will provide companies in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors with access to finance, mentorship, and market entry solutions to support their growth objectives. This objective will be achieved through a combination of project preparation, pipeline development, project bankability, investment promotion, and enabling policy environment. Please see attached more information on the Agribusiness Deal Room.


Women entrepreneurs are at the heart of what we would like to extend an invite to the SMEs in your network to participate in the Agribusiness Deal Room at the AGRF. As an initial step to express their interest, they may register for the AGRF at In addition, they will be required to complete the attached 1-pager profile that will provide us more information about their business and capital needs, as well as match them with potential investors.


The information of eligible SMEs will be featured in the AGRF Deal Room booklet. This booklet will be distributed to over 50 capital providers, including commercial banks, family offices, private equity (PE) firms, and development finance institutions (DFIs) who are looking to invest a wide range of capital (US$100k - US$50M). Following the submission of the 1-page profile, we will reach out to the SMEs to further understand their business needs and the best way we can prepare them to make the best out of their involvement in the Agribusiness Deal Room.


The Agribusiness Deal Room at the AGRF 2020 will be at no cost to SMEs who have registered for the AGRF but will be limited to a select number of SMEs and investors looking to close transactions.


Completed profiles should be submitted to The deadline for submission of complete applications is August 17, 2020.


Please reach out to if you have any questions.




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