Scaling agriprocessing and value addition.

An MA-supported FMCG company in Ethiopia is manufacturing edible oil from locally produced seeds and raising incomes of local farmers.


Unlocking the growth of new manufacturing sectors.

Our sector studies developed in partnership with governments, public institutions and private sector have identified new sectors with the potential to unlock thousands of jobs.


Accelerating the growth of textile and apparel industry.

MA assisted a Rwandan apparel company that produces and exports clothing to the European market to navigate the Covid crisis and secure capital


Supporting Sustainable
Transport Solutions.

With MA-backing a technology-enabled transportation company in Nigeria closed a fund-raising series to finance the scaling up of its electric vehicles fleet.


What We Offer

Deal support

  • Investor readiness support across financial analysis, modeling, marketing materials, business planning and other transaction support
  • Market studies covering commercial gaps in data and strategic issues in the region
  • Development impact improvement support across climate and environment issues, gender and social safeguarding, governance and impact measurement

Sector support

  • Public sector technical assistance to government and IPAs capacity and to developing policy at manufacturing sector levels
  • Sector wide strategic transformation studies to help develop and transform selected manufacturing sectors with significant development impact

Latest News

MA Articles
April 17, 2023

MA Engages Stakeholders at Invest Rwanda Forum

Rwanda’s Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente launched the second phase of the ‘Manufacture and Build to Recover’ programme (MBRP) at the Invest Rwanda Forum held on 2nd March 2023 at the…
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…

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

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(last updated in May 2023)


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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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