Daniel Acquaye is an International Agribusiness, Agro-Industry Development and Value Chain Expert with over 20 years experience in nurturing and growing agribusiness SMEs in over 20 countries in Africa.
He has developed designed and lead implementation of a number of agricultural products including SIPMA (Smallholder Integrated Partnership for Market Access) Ghana Industrial Cassava Project (GICP), (Commercial Agricultural and Smallholder Productivity Project (CASH-P), Entrepreneurship for Commercial Seed Incubation Business (ECoSIB), a number of livelihood projects across Africa.
He has served as consultant to several local and international institutions including the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), USAID, ECOWAS, Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Development Bank, National and Multinational Agribusiness firms. Dan has facilitated financing of over $50million in establishing agro-processing firms in Ghana.
Mr. Acquaye is an agribusiness entrepreneur having established Agri-Impact Consult, Fresh Logistics, Entrepreneurship for Commercial Seed Incubation Business (ECoSIB), ASNAPP-Ghana and the Agri-Impact Institute for Innovation and Technology. Mr Acquaye is the Executive Director of Agribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Products (ASNAPP). He has managed a number of rural/agricultural projects and agribusiness portfolios valued at over $25million
Specific Experience and strength
• Agribusiness and agricultural project Management
• Private Sector Development (SMEs)
• Agribusiness Financing and Rural Agriculture Development
• Value Chain Analysis and Management
• Industry and Subsector Analysis
• Developing Alternate Livelihood Programmes for vulnerable populations
Mr. Acquaye provides training and supports for Local Governments to develop business plans for their Districts and facilities financing through Investment Facilitation Platforms.