Large-scale Farming Project

Advance Africa was contracted by MMG to formulate the development of a Large-Scale Farming Project (LSFP) at the MMG’s Kinsevere mining operation, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The project entailed the development of sustainable methods of addressing critical food shortages in the Katanga province.

Floriculture Experience

The senior members of Advance Africa have significant experience in the design, development and management of floriculture projects in Zimbabwe and South Africa, focusing on cut roses, summer flowers and bulbs. Our teams have the necessary skills to optimize micro-climatic growing environments. These include: greenhouses, fertigation, ventilation systems as well as water supply and storage.

Viability Assessment of Cinnamon Project

Advance Africa assessed the Viability of Commercial Production of ‘Wild Harvested’ Cinnamon in Seychelles, for the Seychelles Department of Fisheries and Agriculture. This study identified the extent of the environmental impact of cinnamon on the islands, as well as determined the commercial potential of Seychelles cinnamon. An integrated approach was identified as the best solution – with emphasis placed on the conservation of natural biodiversity, whilst additionally exploring possible economic benefits.

Feasibility Study for Paprika

Advance Africa undertook a two-phase project involving a feasibility study, determining the overall viability of producing paprika and oleoresin in South Africa. The second phase of the project is developing a bankable business plan based on the findings of the feasibility study. The opportunity to produce paprika and oleoresin in South Africa is built on creating local brands, development and empowerment schemes for small-scale farmers or out-growers, inturn creating a positive socio-economic impact and an increase in employment rates.

Feasibility Study for Aloe Ferox Plantations

Advance Africa undertook a Feasibility Study for the establishment of commercial plantations of Aloe ferox in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The project included the processing of various products (including gel and powder product) for the Asian market, as well as market assessments, economic modelling, project management and the presentation of findings.

Feasibility Study of a Tomato Processing Plant

Advance Africa is presently engaged in a feasibility study for constructing a Tomato Processing Facility in South Africa. The basis of the project is to curb the shortfall of tomato paste in the South African agricultural sector whilst promoting job creation and self-sustenance of the industry. The team’s role is to assess and report on the agronomics, market study and financial modelling of the project.

Feasibility Study for Large-Scale Cattle Production

Advance Africa produced a feasibility study for large-scale investment in cattle ranching in West Zambia for the export market, which included market assessments, economic modelling, project management and the presentation of findings.