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Impact investor DOB Equity, invests in East African fish farm, Victory Farms.

November 2020 DOB Equity, a Dutch family office, it investing in Victory Farms, East Africa’s largest commercial fish farm to allow the firm to scale up its production capacity and expand its reach across the Kenyan market. By investing in Victory Farms, the Private Equity fund with offices in Kenya and the Netherlands will be seeking a slice of estimated USD 500 million Kenyan fish market  Read more…

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Open Roads’ bridge loans aid social enterprises battered by Covid-19

July 2020 COVID-19 provided an opening for Kenya’s fish-farming industry. Chinese tilapia imports have long dominated the market, but health fears and trade bottlenecks have allowed for local farms to gain market share. Local fish producers, including Victory Farms, Kenya’s largest, needed funds to quickly scale-up production. Open Road is among the lenders that gave the industry a boost. Read more…

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How not to rely on China for fish supply.

July 2020 Located at the offshore of Roo beach in Homa Bay county, Victory Farms is destined to supplement the tilapia shortage in the country, while changing the lives of locals. The farm covers 216 acres. It produces its own tilapia in hatcheries, rearing the fingerlings in their ponds, then after some time transferring to cages which cover 56 acres of the lake, 1.5km from the Roo offshore. Read more…

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Low-carbon, sustainable protein for East Africa.

July 2020 Victory Farms is a sustainable aquaculture business that produces tilapia on Lake Victoria and sells primarily in low-income neighborhoods across Kenya. Their mission is to build a commercial tilapia farm that can feed 2 billion Africans with affordable, accessible and healthy protein over the next two decades, while also taking extensive measures to protect and restore the environment in which the farm operates.  Read more…

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