Wellspring helps grow agricultural markets and businesses to deliver positive impact. We have deep practical experience of implementing projects and investing in agricultural value chains, combined with a strong consulting skillset.

Our role

International development funders, implementors and investors recognise how important it is to work with business to achieve development goals at scale. Yet the development sector is still learning how to do this better. Wellspring’s team of seasoned agri-business advisors can help.

Our services

We’re here as thought partner and implementing partner to help to ensure you put in place the very best strategy and systems to maximise your return on investment and positive impact, making sure together we make markets/business work for the poor.
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Our expertise

Alongside our partners we’ve facilitated investments into businesses, research and development projects worth over £200 million. While we work and invest globally, our focus is in Africa and the UK. We’ve carried out over 60 projects in agribusiness among many other areas.

Work with us

We’re known for our integrity, high quality work and commitment to achieving significant impact. We tell it to you straight, backed up by robust, fact-based analysis, and we work together to make sure a positive, practical way forward is always in place. We partner teams to deliver results against programme and investment objectives.

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I have found Wellspring Development Capital Ltd to be an invaluable, strategic advisory firm which understand how supply chains actually work. They have exceptional networks and intelligence in East Africa and their guidance is refreshing, honest and comprehensive

Mehrdad Ehsani Managing Director, Food Initiative The Rockefeller Foundation

The team at Wellspring have proven to be informed, thoughtful and responsive. Qualities that are key for programmes with ambitious research plans

Nick Ishmael-Perkins Lead Technical Adviser CABI CABI Logo
Wellspring Development
Location: UK
Description: International development consultancy. Deep experience in food/ag market development and investment, combined with a strong consultancy skillset. #globaldev.
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