Mezuo & Ndidi Nwuneli, driven by their passion to transform the African Continent, recognized that unlocking the potential of the agriculture and nutrition sector would be catalytic in addressing food security, malnutrition, unemployment and driving economic growth and prosperity for families, communities and the region.

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  • Principal Investment

    Sahel founders make a principal investment to establish AACE Food Processing and Distribution Limited (“AACE Foods”), an agro-processor that produces spices, seasonings, and nutritious packaged food products. Factory is set-up in southwestern Nigeria.

  • Establishment

    Sahel Capital Partners and Advisory Limited was established to provide advisory and consulting services to public, private and non-profit clients across West Africa. Sahel partnered with a range of local and international organizations to execute high-impact projects in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo.

  • FAFIN

    Sahel was selected to act as the fund manager for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”). The fund sponsors of FAFIN include the Nigerian government via the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the German government via KfW Development Bank, and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority.

  • Separation of private equity and management consulting businesses

    Sahel separated its management consulting and private investment businesses, with Sahel Capital Agribusiness Managers Ltd. (“Sahel Capital”) spun-out to focus on FAFIN and successor private equity funds.

  • Change of Name

    Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Limited changed its name to Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited (“Sahel Consulting”) to fully embrace its mandate as a consulting company, and its focus on the agriculture and nutrition landscapes

  • Sahel@10

    Sahel celebrates its 10th anniversary. To mark this milestone Sahel hosted a virtual conference with leaders in the agriculture and food landscape to discuss how the African private sector can feed Africa and the World

Sahel Consulting is proud of its roots and is excited about the future, as it expands its footprint beyond West Africa to the entire Continent, and continues to partner with local and international partners to transform the landscape.