A Land Rush in Africa

Foreign direct investment in African land has been a hot topic in the news and blogosphere lately. It is only in recent years that agriculture has taken on a more prominent role in discussions about sub-Saharan Africa. For decades it took a backseat to other development initiatives and received less than a 5% share of public expenditure and official development assistance. It’s…

The Golden Mean Capital Blog is Live!

Welcome to Golden Mean Capital’s blog! Our desire to effect change and bring a new perspective to venture capital investing in Africa has become so pronounced that we needed to make our voices heard. Here at Golden Mean we are perpetually learning – through our actions on the ground in rural Africa, from our interactions with entrepreneurs, through collaboration with our technical…