Annan Capital Partners, after the pitch series, selected the Agribusiness themed documentary IGrow Africa as their first pick for funding. IGrow Africa is a 6-part documentary series that tells the story of Agribusiness in Ghana through the journey of food from the farm, to warm meals in our homes and packaged food products in our shops.
This investment marks the first completed deal with a Ghanaian investor in a docu film series. The investors ACP, founded by global impact investor and serial entrepreneur & CEO, Roberta Annan, expressed their interest in paving a way for further investment into the film sector and setting the pace for other local investors to follow. Their interest in the IGrow Africa project falls right in line with their long-term goals of further investment into Ghana’s agric sector. ACP is a specialised boutique investment advisory company with subsidiaries across international jurisdictions along with strategic partnerships in 18 countries.
Ivan Quashigah, the chairperson of the committee for the pitch series, expressed his gratitude for the interest and funding for IGrow Africa and encouraged the team to see this as a stepping stone towards attracting further investment for the other films as well as future Editions of the Pitch Series.
IGrow Africa is headed by Smart Nimrod Adjatey & Antoine Mensah. The investment of GHS 156,000 will be spread across the next seven months and will go into funding, marketing and distributing the 6-part documentary series scheduled for release in early 2022.
The Presidential Pitch Series is one of 5 major projects rolled out under the auspices of the NFA to help boost interest and support for the film sector in Ghana.