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1. The role of investment funds in agriculture
Box 1 Investment by the Georgia Regional Development Fund’s in Dogan
1.1 Understanding agricUltUral investment fUnds and their growth
1.2 investment fUnd research stUdy
Table 1 Overview of agricultural investment funds
1.3 the importance of agricUltUre for development
Figure 1. Stakeholders influencing the agricultural value chain
Figure 2. Agricultural stakeholders’ risks and opportunities
1.4 the investor’s perspective on investments in agricUltUre
Figure 3. The development of food prices and stocks (June 2006–April 2009)
1.5 capital needs and the role of investments in agricUltUre
Figure 4. The rural finance gap and the “missing middle”
2. Stock-taking of agricultural investment funds
2.1 general characteristics of investment fUnds
Table 2 . The investment sector: agriculture and agribusiness
2.2 trends regarding the set-Up of agricUltUral investment fUnds
2.3 geographic distribUtion and oUtreach of selected fUnds
Figure 6. Geographic distribution of agricultural investment funds
Figure 7. Distribution of funds according to geographic outreach
2.4 size of selected investment fUnds (capital base)
Table 3. Capital base of selected agricultural investment funds
2.5 shareholder strUctUre of the selected fUnds
2.6 assets management of selected fUnds
2.7 target groUps served by the identified investment fUnds
2.8 organization and set-Up of agricUltUral investment fUnds
2.9 the investment process
2.10 the role of technical assistance
2.11 expected and actUal financial performance
2.12 investment fUnd impact
2.13 principal issUes, constraints and opportUnities
3.1 overview of selected case stUdies
3.2 agricUltUral fUnds compared to other fUnds
3.3 the effects of the global food and financial crises
4. Conclusions and recommendations
4.1 sUmmary of findings
4.2 recommendations for setting Up agricUltUral investment fUnds
4.3 policy recommendations
4.4 recommendations for fUrther research
Annex 1 Management Company Case Study − Small Enterprise Assistance Funds
Figure 13. SEAF industry portfolio breakdown
Annex 2 Case Study − Georgia Regional Development Fund
Figure 14. Organizational chart of the Georgia Regional Development Fund
Table 6. Impact of investment on workforce and suppliers
Annex 3 Case Study − Actis Africa Agribusiness Fund
Annex 4 Case Study − Agribusiness Partners International Fund
Annex 5 Case Study − Sustainable Agriculture Guarantee Fund
Annex 6 Case Study – Rural Impulse Fund
Figure 19. Management and governance structure of the Rural Impulse Fund
Table 8. Overview of investors of the Rural Impulse Fund
Figure 20. Geographic distribution of investments of the Rural Impulse Fund
Table 9. Terms and conditions of the Rural Impulse Fund
Table 10. Performance of the partner MFIs of the Rural Impulse Fund
Annex 7 Case Study – African Agricultural Capital
Board of Directors
Annex 8 Investment fund summaries – overview
Annex 9 Investment fund summaries – funds, sectors, instruments and types
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