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AFEX at a Glance

160,000

Producers Reached

150,000MT

Storage Capacity

200,000MT

Volume Traded

$50,000,000

Turnover

AFEX is building a trust economy for commodities in Africa. Our processes and activities are targeted at a future of inclusive and efficient markets.

Our Entities

AFEX Fair Trade Limited

Creating an inclusive, sustainable and efficient food system for Africa

AFEX Commodities Exchange

Building an inclusive and efficient market system for commodities in Africa

AFEX Investment Limited

Facilitating capital flows to grow inclusive commodity value chains in Africa

Our solutions deliver impressive wins in trading, financing and market system development for Africa’s commodities market.

Our Growth Drivers

Infrastructure

Market

Capital

We provide a platform that supports wealth creation, risk management and efficient markets

Our Platforms

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ComX is an award-winning digitally enabled marketplace that brings commodities into a financial market environment, enabling ease of transactions and eliminating concerns around storage and other commodity associated costs.

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WorkBench (WB) is an agriculture value chain management platform, which enables agri-SMEs manage the entire value chain operations from input sourcing and sales, to loan administration and repayment as well as payment and financials.

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Our operations are tech-enabled, with custom built solutions that aim to drive transparency and efficiency in Africa’s fragmented commodity value chains.

Our Values

Our values underlie our work, our interactions and our advocacy, with a true North of inclusive and efficient markets for Africa.

Our Stories

May 4th 2021

AFEX Launches 5 Year Impact Report

Over the last 5 years, AFEX set out to build a platform that addresses major development challenges in Africa’s food systems by investing in innovations with the potential for sustainable social impact in rural households and the larger society. At AFEX’s core was the mission to create an efficient, inclusive, and vibrant market that promotes a fair exchange for everyone...

January 22nd 2021

Introducing the AFEX 2020 Commodities Review and 2021 Outlook

We began releasing an annual commodity review in 2020 to provide a trusted source of information for participants in the commodities market in Nigeria. Our annual commodity review report for 2019 allowed us look at the data points that we collected in the course of our work through the year, and arrange them in a way that helped the market understand...

December 2nd 2020

AFEX Commodity Focus on Maize: the Goldmine of Feedgrains

In Q4 2020, it’s hard to keep up with the demand for maize in Nigeria. The price of the grain has seen a steady uptick resulting from a low base of production. Thankfully, commodities market disruptors are seeking better endings for farmers and buyers at large. Before you make your conclusions on the maize market, there is a lot to...

May 4th 2021

AFEX Launches 5 Year Impact Report

Over the last 5 years, AFEX set out to build a platform that addresses major development challenges in Africa’s food systems by investing in innovations with the potential for sustainable social impact in rural households and the larger society. At AFEX’s core was the mission to create an efficient, inclusive, and vibrant market that promotes a fair exchange for everyone...

January 22nd 2021

Introducing the AFEX 2020 Commodities Review and 2021 Outlook

We began releasing an annual commodity review in 2020 to provide a trusted source of information for participants in the commodities market in Nigeria. Our annual commodity review report for 2019 allowed us look at the data points that we collected in the course of our work through the year, and arrange them in a way that helped the market understand...

December 2nd 2020

AFEX Commodity Focus on Maize: the Goldmine of Feedgrains

In Q4 2020, it’s hard to keep up with the demand for maize in Nigeria. The price of the grain has seen a steady uptick resulting from a low base of production. Thankfully, commodities market disruptors are seeking better endings for farmers and buyers at large. Before you make your conclusions on the maize market, there is a lot to...

May 4th 2021

AFEX Launches 5 Year Impact Report

Over the last 5 years, AFEX set out to build a platform that addresses major development challenges in Africa’s food systems by investing in innovations with the potential for sustainable social impact in rural households and the larger society. At AFEX’s core was the mission to create an efficient, inclusive, and vibrant market that promotes a fair exchange for everyone...

January 22nd 2021

Introducing the AFEX 2020 Commodities Review and 2021 Outlook

We began releasing an annual commodity review in 2020 to provide a trusted source of information for participants in the commodities market in Nigeria. Our annual commodity review report for 2019 allowed us look at the data points that we collected in the course of our work through the year, and arrange them in a way that helped the market understand...

December 2nd 2020

AFEX Commodity Focus on Maize: the Goldmine of Feedgrains

In Q4 2020, it’s hard to keep up with the demand for maize in Nigeria. The price of the grain has seen a steady uptick resulting from a low base of production. Thankfully, commodities market disruptors are seeking better endings for farmers and buyers at large. Before you make your conclusions on the maize market, there is a lot to...

Our stories prioritize knowledge sharing on the commodities market alongside impact spotlights and highlights from our activities.

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