TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FACILITY
Lessons Learned from 5 years of implementation
Blending 4 Agriculture Conference, Brussels
8 November 2016
Agenda
Introduction
Brief recap of how AAF TAF works
An overview of Technical Assistance Facilities
Types of TA that TA Facilities can/should provide
A review of TA delivery models
Q&A
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How can this TA be delivered most effectively?
What have we learned from AAF TAF?
Agenda
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Introduction
Brief recap of how AAF TAF works
An overview of Technical Assistance Facilities
Types of TA that TA Facilities can/should provide
A review of TA delivery models
Q&A
Private equity fund, also able to provide some debt
Main fund US$ 250 million (up to US$20 million per
transaction)
SME sub fund of US$ 36 million (up to US$ 4 million per
transaction)
Food/agriculture and Sub-Saharan Africa focused
Investors include DFIs, European governments, African
development banks, and a few private investors
Strong focus on Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)
issues
Objectives: development impact and a healthy return
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AAF overview
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