AAF TAF Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

AAF TAF General Information


AAF is an agricultural and food focused fund managed by Phatisa, an African private equity fund manager, servicing a range of sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. TAF is funded primarily by the European Commission and managed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). It is co-sponsored by the Italian Development Corporation, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) aims to enhance the developmental impact of the African Agriculture Fund (AAF) investments by providing technical assistance and improved access to rural financial services. This assistance is provided to those outgrowers supplying AAF portfolio companies, and bottom of the pyramid (BoP) entrepreneurs distributing AAF portfolio company products. It also builds the capacity of the small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) invested in by the AAF SME Fund.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • First Floor Rosewood House
  • Ballywoods Office Park, 33 Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston
  • Johannesburg, 2191
  • South Africa
+27 011 000 0000

AAF TAF Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000 31-May-2019 0000 00.000 Cultivation Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
0000000000 30-Sep-2013 0000 Food Products Out of Business
Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation 28-Aug-2013 Corporate 000.00 Private Equity Generating Revenue
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AAF TAF Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000000 000 00 00000000
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AAF TAF Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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AAF TAF Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Melanie Machingawuta Portfolio Manager Johannesburg, South Africa
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