How to unlock new sources of trade funding in post-pandemic West Africa

Wilben is a global merchant trading, procurement and supply company with world-class credit and financing capabilities. Wilben trades a broad spectrum of commodities across agricultural, metal and energy markets and have strong partnerships with the world’s leading suppliers. Alongside trading commodities, the firm is a specialised multidiscipline procurement and supply company, delivering a complete single […]

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Fund Support for Agriculture Focused Capital in Africa

Despite the diverse financial requirements in the agricultural sector, both informal and formal financial institutions (FIs) in Africa often fail to supply ample and suitable financial services, especially for agricultural production and agribusiness development. In Africa, more than 50% of the population is involved in agricultural activities while less than 1% of banking credit goes […]

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Diversity within the Energy Sector: A Context-specific Approach to Africa’s Electrical Woes

Over the last decade, renewable energy sources have become more topical and more competitive. Both at home and abroad, renewable power generation has been touted as the end of Africa’s energy hurdles. But a one-size-fits-all approach to energy fails to recognize the complexities of Africa’s ever-changing socio-economic circumstances – what works in one country cannot […]

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Axian Energy and GreenYellow close deal to support debt funding of Madagascar’s largest solar plant

In association with African Business Magazine, market leaders in providing country supplements, industry reports and market intelligence on Africa. Find out more +   Madagascar is bidding to increase its energy generation capacity while diversifying its energy mix. Independent power producer joint ventures – such as that between Axian Energy and GreenYellow have a pivotal […]

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