Africa Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN)
AAIN invests in nurturing member incubators to answer to the needs of incubatees in an ever-changing agribusiness environment to create more jobs and wealth using tested models of agribusiness incubation with 4 core investment areas
Human & Institutional Capacity Development in Incubation
Youth & women engagement in agribusiness trade & investment
African Agribusiness Incubation Fund (AAIF)
Technology & Innovations commercialization
AAIN creates a business environment for the private sector, universities, governments, financial institutions, research organisations, Development Partners and umbrella bodies, both continental and global to contribute to agribusiness development in Africa.
AAIN is registered in Accra, Ghana as a private sector entity & internationally recognised as a Business Development Company.
Value Proposition: “To be the hub of innovation for African agribusiness incubation.”
Mandate: “Incubating Incubators for Jobs and Wealth Creation in Africa”
Regional and Contact Ofﬁces: Kenya, Rwanda, Mali, Uganda South Africa, Senegal, Zambia and Benin.
Membership: Incubators, SMEs, associations, institutions, companies, Government bodies and individuals.
Afﬁliations to date: 158 Universities, 30 Private Sector Forums, 4 Sub Regional Research Organizations and 3 International Research organizations. It is one of the technical arms of the African Union Commission (AUC) on Agribusiness Incubation, and a business development partner to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Non State Actors and Youth Networks.
Technical Infrastructure: 15 in-house incubation experts, over 50 associate consultants on agribusiness incubation, 510 mentors with hands-on experience in Agribusiness incubation as well as over 100 on call field-based experts who are part of the AAIN African Agribusiness Incubation Agenda and based in the existing anchor incubators.See more