“We became a Pioneer GIIRS Fund, because we feel that it is important as an impact investor to not only measure financial returns, but also our social and environmental performance. GIIRS will allow us to measure our impact in a way that is consistent with other leading impact oriented funds in the space."

- Joe Glorfield, Partner, TBL Capital


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Agri-Vie Africa Investment Fund I
GIIRS Pioneer
Fund Manager Name: Agri-Vie Fund
Fund Manager Website: www.agrivie.com
Rated: 09.13.2012

Fund Description

Agri-Vie is an Africa Food & Agribusiness Investment Fund - Investing for above average financial returns and optimum impact.

Fund Mission

To generate an above average investment return, as well as demonstrable socio-economic development and environmental impacts through its equity investments in food and agribusinesses.

Vintage Year


Geographic and Industry Investment Targets

Target Industry

Accommodation & food service | Agriculture, forestry & fishing | Manufactured Goods

Target Industries Description

Primarily food & agribusiness

Investment Region(s)


Countries of Investment

Botswana | Ethiopia | Ghana | Kenya | Malawi | Mauritius | Mozambique | Namibia | Rwanda | South Africa | Tanzania | Uganda | Zambia

Geographic Target Description

None provided

Impact Investment Targets

Impact Targets

Socially beneficial prod/serv | Targeting the underserved | Socially beneficial supply chains

Impact Targets Description

None provided

Socially Beneficial Products & Services

Access to basic services | Infrastructure/market access | Economic &/or empowerment opportunities

Environmentally Beneficial Products & Services

Energy efficency | Waste reduction | Land or wildlife conservation | Pollution prevention