M&B Seeds Ltd.

Ghana Food and agriculture

M&B Seeds & Agricultural Services Co Ltd is a Ghanaian company that supplies improved to farmers in Ho, the regional capital of the Volta Region. The company produces hybrid maize, open-pollinated maize, cowpea, sorghum and groundnut seeds.

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

We are invested in M&B Seeds Ltd. through Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Ltd, which is managed by Injaro. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, West Africa
Countries:
Ghana
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Food and agriculture
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Ltd
Fund Manager:
Injaro
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
May 2011
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Ghana