Powering Agriculture in Africa
This quarterly presents practical solutions for stakeholders to alleviate energy poverty and improve access and usage in the agriculture sector to achieve economic and environmental benefits. We hope that this quarterly will inform, educate, and spur action to ensure that the actors within the agriculture sector in Africa can leverage energy for sustainable food production and food security on the continent.
Sahel Holds Virtual
Sahel Celebrates 10 Years
Over the past ten years, Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited and Sahel Capital Agribusiness Managers Limited (“Sahel”) led by Ndidi Nwuneli and Mezuo Nwuneli respectively have worked to transform Africa’s agriculture and nutrition landscape by providing strategic advice, policy interventions, and ecosystem solutions across multiple value chains, and investment growth capital to food and agricultural companies in West Africa.
and Job Creation for African
Youth – Ndidi Nwuneli
The African business landscape was buzzing with excitement
and optimism in reaction to the news that Flutterwave, a
payments company, had closed its Series C fundraising
round at $170 million, valuing the company at over $1 billion.
Founded in 2014 by a team of young Nigerians, this company
already has 290,000 businessesusing its platform and is
active in 20 African countries.
Nigeria, Netherlands partners to
boost food security with quality
A consortium of implementing partners – Sahel Consulting
Agriculture and Nutrition Limited (SCANL), Wageningen Centre
for Development Innovation (WCDI), National Agricultural Seeds
Council (NASC) – launched the Collaborative Seed Programme
(CSP) on behalf of the Nigeria-Netherlands Seed Partnership
Sahel Consulting Convened the
Cassava Seed Business Summit
2021 in Collaboration with the
International Institute of Tropical
Agriculture (IITA) and other
Federal Ministry of Agriculture
& Rural Development
(FMARD) Capacity Support Project
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Capacity Support Project supported by the Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation and implemented by Sahel Consulting
Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd aims to provide critical technical
assistance to strengthen the capacity of the Federal Ministry
of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD).
Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli and Mezuo Nwuneli
have become the first couple and Africans to
deliver the keynote address on Harvard Business
School (HBS) class day.
Increasing dairy productivity, empowering, women, improving nutrition.
A Home for Agri-Food Entrepreneurs Transforming Africa’s Agricultural Landscape
Agriculture and Nutrition
Creating Strong Agricultural
Established in 2010, Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited is a management consulting firm committed to transforming Africa’s agriculture and nutrition landscape. Sahel partners with government agencies, private sector companies, and leading international development organizations to conduct in-depth market research on key value chains, analyze and shape policies, develop strategies, launch innovative businesses and ecosystem solutions, organize convenings and provide training programs that promote sustainable agricultural development across Africa.