BIF Pilot Projects

L & Z Integrated Farms

L & Z aims to increase smallholder sourcing at premium prices, develop an outgrower-scheme & sell dairy products to the BoP through a distribution network of local entrepreneurs

Dala Foods Nigeria Ltd

Dala Foods aims to market an instant, powdered version of a nutritious indigenous drink popular amongst low-income consumers in Nigeria.

Pran Agro Business Limited

Pran aims to introduce cassava cultivation to women producing ginger and turmeric in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, to produce glucose and processed foods.

Teragro Commodities Limited

Teragro aims to source the fruit required for its fruit juice concentrate processing plant from local smallholders.

Sun International

Sun International Hotels aims to develop climate-resilience amongst the four hundred farmers engaged in its local fruit and vegetable sourcing programme.

Cropserve Zambia Ltd

Cropserve’s inclusive business project aims to develop an effective and sustainable distribution model to supply the small scale farmer segment with affordable and high quality agro inputs.


Implementing a sustainable contract farming model that engages poor, landless farmers as maize producers.

Guinness Nigeria

Guinness is developing a sustainable value chain through partnerships with millers and local producers of sorghum, cassava and maize.

Pabna Meat

Pabna Meat is introducing measures which will increase its capacity to process cattle and benefit local women who will be engaged as contractual suppliers.

Universal Industries

This project aims to develop a business model for the production of high quality cassava flour for use in Universal's own products and for sale as a substitute to starch.