ABOUT US

On one of his business trips to Africa, European globally active entrepreneur Edwin ter Burg met Emile Niyonzima, an experienced native African entrepreneur with a large business network in (mainly Eastern) Africa.

Edwin and Emile found out that they had a similar vision and mission when it comes to global trade and business development. Their common mission?

  • Truly care for healthy business development at farmers and manufacturers
  • Fair prices and margins in a short supply chain
  • Building bridges between high quality African suppliers and customers from abroad (eg Europe)
  • Full transparency of supply chain and sources

Global Africa trade was founded in 2019 after a year of doing research. The main target is to develop agricultural and agro processed products that are made in Africa. The products promoted are mostly manufactured in small and medium sized enterprises located in rural areas of Africa. By supporting these companies, our aim is to let the rural economies grow and develop.

Our role is very simple.

  • We connect and build bridges between local manufacturers, farmers, agroprocessing companies
  • We support local entrepreneurship and coach young talents (men and women).
  • We facilitate certification processes (meeting the interntional quality standards) and control that quality standards are met

OUR MISSION?

  • Truly care for healthy business development at local farmers and manufacturers
  • Fair prices and margins in a short supply chain
  • Building bridges between high quality African suppliers and customers from abroad (eg Europe)
  • Full transparency of supply chain and sources
  • Develop local ecomnomical growth by stimulating and coaching local talents in becoming good entrpreneurs