Women led Agribusiness shortlisted for AFIF Enterpreneurship Award

A woman led Kenyan Agribusiness is one of the top 6 African based projects that will be presenting during the Africa Finance and Investment Forum this year.

Lydia Wambui, founder of EuroFresh Exotics   will be pitching her business at the AFIF investment forum next month. Her business, created in 2012, serves as an alleviating aid to employment as well as food security – exporting snow peas, sugar snaps, bird’s eye chilies, passion fruit, avocados and French beans.

Building up from export of agricultural goods, EuroFresh Exotics organize capacity building trainings for smallholder farmers from the region – providing a social and economic impact in Kenya – with an unwavering potential to create mass employment in the country.

With the business turning 5 years this summer, Wambui expressed her gratitude fr being selected as a potential recipient for the award. “AFIF Award would not only be the best gift for this project but also for all Kenyan entrepreneurs. It will allow us to boost our activity creating sustainable livelihoods and continue to dream big,” she said.

The winner of the AFIF Entrepreneurship award will receive a cash prize of $10 000 as well as one year of national and international media promotion.

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) ( is the Pan-African meeting of SMEs managers, entrepreneurs, investors and government representatives convened by EMRC, which will take place at the Strathmore University in Nairobi. The conference will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation and access to finance in key sectors such as energy, water, ICT, health and agriculture.