Contribute to economic transformation in Africa

Promoting manufacturing productivity in and between sectors to catalyse inclusive economic transformation


Environmental Protection and Sustainability

Minimising negative climate and environmental impact in manufacturing processes


Contribute to economic transformation in Africa

Manufacturing Africa: Supporting the sustainable growth of the African manufacturing sector


What We Offer

Transaction facilitation

To manufacturers and investors that seek neutral advisory support to reduce the risk, cost and deal time of manufacturing transactions with the greatest additionality and development impact.

Technical assistance

To governments and other public institutions to overcome regulatory, capacity and strategy obstacles, and to the private sector to address weak or non-existent markets for inputs and services.

Latest News

MA Articles
March 7, 2023

WATCH: This International Women’s Day we celebrate women in manufacturing

Listen to LADOL Free Zone's Managing Director Dr Amy Jadesimi speak about how the support she received from MA has helped her navigate a male dominated sector and grow her…
MA Articles
March 7, 2023

British Investment Partnerships Leadership Tours High-Growth Start-up in Lagos

A Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) delegation led by Daniel Davis; Deputy Director for the British Investment Partnerships hub recently paid a courtesy visit to Arnergy – a high-growth…
MA Articles
February 11, 2023

UK Minister of State Visits MA – Supported Institut Pasteur de Dakar

In January 2023 the UK’s minister for Development and Africa, the Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell visited the Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD) - one of the beneficiaries of the UK…

Manufacturing Africa programme is supporting the sustainable growth of the manufacturing sector in Africa


Our Priority Areas



As part of the UK Government’s commitment to meeting internationally agreed targets on greenhouse gas emissions, climate and…

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Global health and

vaccine manufacturing

Pharmaceuticals is a strategic sector that has gained even more importance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Less than 5% of pharmaceutical…

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Food security and


Smallholder farmers make up about 60% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population and agriculture accounts for approximately 23% of its GDP.

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