Who We Are

To transform Africa’s agriculture and nutrition landscape through tailored innovative and market-based research strategic consulting and training support policy analysis and the implementation of catalytic ventures and ecosystem solutions thereby impacting communities and achieving sustainable growth.

To be recognised as the most trusted consulting partner and point of reference in the African agriculture and nutrition landscape integral to building effective resilient and dynamic value chains and attaining food security.

Accountability

We take personal responsibility for our actions and deliver on our commitments to our stakeholders through effective teamwork and communication.

Agile

We invest in personal and organizational learning and development to remain attuned to changes in our environment and to ensure that we produce cutting-edge and innovative solutions for our partners.

Data-Driven

We invest in rigorous primary and secondary market-based, tailored and innovative research to inform our work.

Excellence

We are committed to delivering outstanding results and exceeding the expectations of our clients & partners.

Integrity

We uphold strong moral principles and honesty in everything we do. We manage resources with transparency and utilize them exclusively for their intended purposes.

Result-Oriented

We are purposeful in the way we use our time, energy and resources.

Sahel Consulting has established strong relationships with field consultants in local communities across Africa that it uses for data-intensive consulting projects, under the supervision of Sahel analysts. This team speaks the local languages, has strong local relationships, and can navigate complex landscapes to obtain valuable insights for the projects.

In addition, Sahel Consulting team members have built strong networks and relationships with an array of contacts in the private sector, civil society, key agencies, institutes, and government agencies that can be engaged to access required information for projects.

Private Sector Led Initiatives

We believe that the private sector plays a catalytic role in driving growth in the agriculture and nutrition landscape.

We are intentional in the design and development of our projects, putting the private sector as major anchor of our initiatives.

Impact Through Collaboration

We believe sustainable impact can only be delivered through collaboration with the various stakeholders along the value chain to execute our projects.

We partner with and support the work of organizations intervening in policy, innovation, and technology to foster growth.

 

Experience in the African Agriculture Landscape

We have worked extensively on projects in the agricultural and food landscape in Africa. We have conducted in-depth market research on key value chains (livestock, spices, grain & cereal, legumes, fruits & vegetables, edible oils, roots & tubers and processed foods) and, launched and implemented innovative projects to transform the agriculture and nutrition landscape, with a special focus on seed systems and dairy, leveraging our deep industry knowledge and network of field consultants in local communities.

Capable Field Teams

We have established strong relationships with field consultants in local communities across Africa that it uses for data-intensive consulting projects, under the supervision of Sahel analysts. This team speaks the local language, has strong local relationships, and can navigate complex landscapes to obtain valuable insights for the projects. In addition, this model of engaging local field teams allows Sahel to keep its travel and accommodation costs to the barest minimum.

Ecosystem Solutions

We have extensive experience in identifying the gaps in sector and proffering innovative solutions. Through its tailored research and recommendations, Sahel has launched innovative businesses and devised sustainable strategies for agribusinesses and government organizations. We also partner with key sector actors to engage and build the capacity of stakeholders in the agribusiness landscape.

Strong Networks and Credibility

We have also built strong networks and relationships with an array of contacts in the private sector, civil society, key agencies, institutes, and government agencies that can be engaged to access required information for this project.