Neema Agricole du Faso SA (Nafaso)

Burkina Faso Food and agriculture

Neema Agricole du Faso SA is a Burkina Faso based company producing improved maize, rice and cowpea seeds at affordable prices to resource-poor, small-scale farmers in the rural western and south-western regions of Burkina Faso.

We are invested in Neema Agricole du Faso SA (Nafaso) through Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Ltd, which is managed by Injaro Investments Ltd. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Exited
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:
Burkina Faso
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 Investments Ltd
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

:
October 2012
End date

For direct equity investments, this is the date at which CDC exited the investment.

For debt investments, this is the date at which the final debt repayment was made.

For funds, this is the date at which the fund was terminated.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date at which the fund manager exited the investment.

:
December 2016
Domicile

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

:
Burkina Faso