What is the Agrifi Kenya Challenge Fund?


The AgriFI Kenya Challenge Fund is a European Union initiative to support productive and market-integrated smallholder agriculture through the provision of financial support worth EUR 18,000,000 to agri-enterprises. The aim is to contribute to improvements in the capacity of smallholder farmers/pastoralists to practise environmentally sustainable and climate-smart agriculture as a business in inclusive value chains.

The Challenge Fund is funded by the European Union and co -funded by SlovakAid. The European Investment Bank (EIB, under the AgriFI Kenya programme is providing long term local currency financing to Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited for on-lending to eligible food and agriculture sector projects. This facilty is also available for match funding to the applicants.
Self Help Africa and Imani Development Limited are the Fund Managers for the programme.

The Challenge Fund is part of the wider AgriFI programme funded under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments within value chains.

Deadline for third call for applications extended to 20th December
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The Challenge FundAt A Glance

Financial SUPPORT:
0M
Euro

Supporting:
0
agri-enterprises

duration:
0 YEARS
(2018 – 2022)

Climate Smart Agriculture:
0,000
Ha. of land

Creating:
0,000
Jobs

Inclusive Value Chains:
0,000
smallholders integrated


Transforming 600,000 Livelihoods


Unlocking investment for smallholder agriculture



Our Partners


This project is implemented by Self Help Africa with technical support from Imani Development Ltd, and funding from
the European Union and the Government of Kenya.

Funded by the European Union

Government of Kenya

SlovakAid

Self Help Africa

Imani Development Ltd

Equity Bank

European Investment Bank