agricultural investments in africa
About Boustead Agriculture Limited
Boustead & Co. was founded in 1828 in Singapore, incorporated in London in 1910, and subsequently has been trading on the London stock market for many years. The Boustead Group plans to develop and maintain a corporate finance and management infrastructure for the development of large-scale commercial farms and the development of natural resources and resume trading on the stock market.
Agriculture projects include, but are not limited to, commercial farming operations producing raw grain crops for staple food sources, cotton plantations, high care fruit and vegetable operations, vegetable processing and value addition, sugar plantations, beef production, processing and marketing, and fish production.
Timber plantations and biomass production from land clearing operations, crop residues, and the timber plantations for use in Boustead Agriculture planned renewable energy power stations.
Boustead Agriculture has access to large tracts of agricultural land, water, and Savannah timber concessions.
Boustead Agriculture is in a unique position in that with the guidance of key Government bodies and officials it has partnered with the local communities, established Trusts on behalf of the local communities and the Chiefs, who are the trustees and the beneficiaries are the communities, to establish large industrial-scale farming operations on community-owned land.
In partnering with the communities, the communities have allocated large tracts of highly fertile land, previously underdeveloped, for the use of Boustead Agriculture to farm, manage and develop.
Through the partnership, it is envisaged that huge communal development and uplift will take place.
Boustead Agriculture has written Ministerial permission to make full use of any water rights on the Zambezi River and any other water allocation that the operations may require.
Boustead Agriculture Team
Our employees are the heart of our business, and we strive to develop them into effective leaders in their fields of expertise.
We achieve our goals as trusted experts committed to excellence by understanding the needs of others and providing only the highest quality solutions.
Boustead Agriculture has brought together a diverse team with expertise and backgrounds in industry, investment banking, fund management, research, institutional investing, and government consulting and is led by motivated, experienced, and trusted professionals. Below are the key management team.
Nick Havercroft - CEO
CEO of Boustead Agriculture – first Class Degree Blackfordby Agricultural College, has over 30 years of on–the–ground experience in agriculture from growing to fully integrated operations and has been a leading entrepreneur in this and related sectors.
Jakob Kinde - Chairman
Chairman of Boustead Agriculture – 30 years plus working in the City of London in corporate finance and private equity. US$80 billion in corporate finance transactions completed for small to large businesses internationally. B.Sc.(Econ) from UCL, C.Dip. A.F. and M.C.S.I.
Gavin Havercroft - COO
COO of Boustead Agriculture – First Class Degree Blackfordby Agricultural College, more than 20 years of agricultural experience heading up business development for international agricultural concerns. Many years of expertise in rainforest management and carbon offsets.