Project detail - Yola Fresh Inc.

Yola Fresh Inc.

Status: Approved investment
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Who is our customer

YoLa Fresh Inc. is a tech-enabled supply chain platform aiming to streamline the fresh fruit and vegetables sector in Morocco and across Africa, building an efficient distribution platform between farmers and retailers.

What is our funding objective?

An equity investment is contemplated that will support the Company’s operational expenses during its expansion.

Why do we fund this investment?

The Company leverages technology to set up an integrated and efficient distribution platform in Africa's fragmented fresh fruits and vegetable sector. Ultimately, reducing food waste and improving the circumstances for both smallholders and retailers.

What is the Environmental and Social categorization rationale?

This is a Category B project on Environmental and Social Sustainability due to low environmental and social (E&S) risks associated with the secondary and tertiary agriculture activities of a small enterprise.

Website customer/investment
Agribusiness, Food & Water
Publication date
Effective date
Total FMO financing
USD 1.00 MLN
Ventures Program Africa EurNb
Risk categorization on environmental and social impacts, A = high risk, B+ = medium high risk, B = medium risk, C = low risk Environmental & Social Category
(A, B+, B or C)