INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL IN FRONTIER MARKETS
Independent consultant providing advisory services for Series B raise.
Wefarm is a mobile phone-based farmer network and collective operating in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. The company uses AI technology to connect small-scale farmers to crowdsourced information. Wefarm investors include Silicon Valley-based VC TrueVentures and UK-based VC LocalGlobe.
In her 7 years at AgDevCo, an impact fund investing solely in agriculture in Africa, she helped to build the company into a leading pan-African agri-investor with USD 250m AUM and oversaw a number of investments across multiple value chains including oil palm, fruit crops, maize, wheat and rice.
Mariana has experience in management and implementation of deal execution from due diligence to operational management in Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Ivory Coast.