Mission Statement

Operate credibly and independently to promote the development of impact investing in Ghana through public education and continuous research into major social and environmental challenges, policy advocacy and impact measurement of various initiatives to address social and environmental challenges

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  BARRY CALLEBAUT : Impact investing in Ghana  
 

Introduction:

 
  Barry Callebaut  intends  to play a pivotal role in  building  a  sustainable  cocoa  value  chain, drawing on our industry leadership, as well as our  on-the-ground  experience  in  cocoa growing countries. There are many worthwhile activities underway in the cocoa supply chain. If  these  are  not  coordinated,  however,  their
impact will be  limited.
 
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  GROFIN GHANA LIMITED : Creating Impact Through SME Financing  
  Introduction:  
  The performance record of GroFin Ghana Limited is a clear indicator of the potential impact of responsive financing on socio-economic outcomes; employment, growth and poverty reduction. This case study examines GroFin’s business focus, growth strategy and social impact.  
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  SNV SHEABUTTER PROJECT: A case study of impact investing  
  Introduction:  
  SNV Ghana is a non-governmental organization that provides technical and financial assistance
in the area of agriculture, renewable energy, water and sanitation. This case study examines the  organization’s impact on poverty and social outcomes in the Northern Region of Ghana
 
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  BRIDGING THE VALUE GAP THROUGH CAPITAL FORMATION  
  Introduction:  
  The World Bank, IMF and other multi-lateral development  institutions  identifies  private
sector  investment and access  to  finance as one of  the binding constraints  to economic
growth in Ghana.
 
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  ZOOMLION GHANA LIMITED: Limited Impact Investing   
   Introduction:  
  The  National  Environmental  Sanitation  Policy  of Ghana  defines  basic  principles  of  environmental
sanitation, problems and constraints. The Policy has assigned  roles  and  responsibilities  to  communities, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MMDAs) and the  private  sector  for  purposes  of  ensuring environmental management and protection. 
 
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  CASE STUDY: INJARO AGRICULTURAL CAPITAL HOLDINGS LIMITED IMPACT INVESTING IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR  
  Introduction:  
   In West Africa, agriculture contributes 30% of GDP, 65% of  jobs,  70% of  internal  trade  and  68% of  industrial transformation. Thus, agriculture is seen as an engine of growth  for  the entire West African economic  region. Many of the key actors in the agricultural value chain are smallholder farmers as well as small and medium  sized  businesses.  
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  CASE STUDY: JCS INVESTMENTS LIMITED IMPACT INVESTING IN GHANA  
  Introduction:  
  JCS Investments focuses on making investments in Microfinance  Companies  and  also  developing
financial products for financial inclusionespecially in  rural areas.  This  is because  rural areas often
lack  exposure  but  generate  so  much  for  the country. Government needs to give businesses in
the  rural areas a big boost
 
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  mPedigree Network -Impact Investing In Ghana  
  Introduction:  
  This  case  study  report  presents  mPedigree,  a  Ghanaian-owned  technology  company,  as  an
exemplary  example  of  this  new  wave  of  social entrepreneurship. mPedigree in 2007 introduced a
text-based  drug  authentication  system  that  has transformed the way monitoring and control of drug
counterfeiting  is done across various geographical markets
 
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  CASE STUDY: OASIS CAPITAL INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW  
  Introduction:  
  Finance is significantly scarce in Africa. In Ghana, it has been found to be the second major constraint or challenge  facing  smal l   and  medium-sized enterprises  (SMEs).  A  significant  lack  of  it  stifles
existing and new business ventures. Some estimates suggest that startups  in Africa are almost twice as more likely to collapse within the first few years due to a  lack of sufficient  funding, when compared  to  the same ventures in more developed economies
 
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  CASE STUDY: VOTO MOBILE IMPACT INVESTING THROUGH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY  
  Introduction:  
  VMobile  was  established  as  a  result  of  the experience of its co-founders had supporting various
district  governments  and  donor  partners  in addressing  challenges  relating  to  information
management,  communication  and  accountable governance.
 
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