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Working with Leading Agri-Processor in Malawi

Over the past 2 years we have been providing advisory work on market development activities for Rab Processors Ltd one of Malawi’s leading agri-processors, commodity traders and input distributors. This has included marketing material development, project investment feasibility studies and other consulting activities working alongside the senior management team.

Market Analysis on East Africa's Dairy Genetics Market

On behalf of Acumen Fund, our team of consultants working with PICOTEAM have conducted market analysis, modelling and reporting on East Africa’s dairy genetics markets as part of broader due diligence into a regional genetics company investment.

Business Plan Development - AI & Heifer Production

Michael is currently facilitating planning/training workshops and business plan development for investments into large and small scale Artificial Insemination (AI) & Heifer production businesses across East Africa.

Management training across 8 African countries

Management training across 8 African countries

On behalf of GALVmed and the African Union, for the past 9 months Wellspring has been managing a component of the EU-funded Vaccines for Control of Neglected Animal Diseases in Africa (VACNADA) project. The aim of VACNADA is to improve the quality and quantity of livestock vaccines produced by eight African laboratories against four key neglected diseases, each of which have major economic and social impacts: Contagious Caprine and Bovine Pleuropneumonias (CCPP & CBPP), Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) and Newcastle Disease (ND).

Gold Top launch

Gold Top launch

Our distributor, Innscor, has just collected their first half ton order of our Gold Top honey to be distributed to supermarkets nationwide, including Peoples and Shoprite.
Wellspring’s first food brand just came alive… :)

Supporting tea out-growers in Malawi

Supporting tea out-growers in Malawi

Building on our experience and relationships with out-grower tea associations in Southern Malawi, we have just completed a detailed report with Imani Development (funded by Traidcraft and the Scottish Malawi Trade Partnership) to recommend practical interventions that would tangibly benefit the selected tea association.

Malawi's Lake of Stars 2010

Malawi's Lake of Stars 2010

We are delighted to have been contracted to be the commercial advisors to the Lake of Stars Music Festival which The Times and CNN have both named a ‘top 10 festival’ in the world.

Mzuzu Coffee - Rapid Assessment

Penny Hayler has carried out a rapid assessment on behalf of the Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Company to assess the feasibility of sourcing Arabica coffee (green beans) from a single Association within Mzuzu Coffee Cooperative for export to Scotland.

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