Agriculture drives many African economies and is a critical input to growing markets and enabling food security. We partner with a range of agribusinesses—from smallholder farmers to large-scale international exporters—to grow and improve the value chains in which they operate.
With development comes increased demand for energy, on- and off-grid. Our renewable energy team works with dozens of clients each year across a variety of off-grid business models and on-grid project finance. We help businesses, investors, and international agencies to build sustainable, lasting solutions to Africa’s growing energy need.
Improvements to healthcare products, services, and systems provide far-reaching benefits to communities and economies. Importantly, they also present a significant commercial opportunity driven by increasing consumer demand for quality healthcare. We work with industry leaders and innovators to deliver better care to more people.
Africa is at the forefront of financial service innovation. Service providers are growing in sophistication and reach, improving access and offering new sources of capital in different ways. We work with businesses as well as local and international financial institutions to drive growth and create new opportunities across all segments of the market.
With rising incomes and a growing consumer class, emerging markets offer a unique set of opportunities and challenges for consumer products. Our team combines deep local knowledge and market insights to develop solutions to organizational, operational, and strategic issues as companies look to new opportunities in our markets.
Logistics & Distribution
As economies grow and barriers to cross-border sourcing and sales diminish, businesses face new challenges competing in a more globalized market. We help our clients develop systems to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and build competitive advantage.
Across Africa, technology is changing the way people connect and markets function. We help clients identify and implement new technologies to improve operations, pursue growth opportunities, and reach new markets.
Water & Waste
Population growth and increased rates of urbanization pose significant challenges for water conservation and waste management. Our team works with industry stakeholders to improve access to basic services for underserved populations.
Education & Employment
High-quality education, from pre-primary to tertiary, is critical to enabling growth for individual employers and for the economy as a whole. We work with education providers, employers, and development partners to build sustainable, practical approaches to improving educational quality, access, and relevance to today’s economy.
Industrial goods businesses in emerging markets face a host of challenges from input sourcing to customer acquisition and export. Our team brings nuanced expertise from local markets and a deep understanding of global industry to help businesses capitalize on opportunities and attain scale.