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Seed Company Spotlights

Seed companies represent a unique mix of business concepts, industries, and countries. Get to know a few of them and learn about the impact they are having on their community and the world.

Civil Works

Water is a scarce commodity in parts of Africa. In Ghana, it’s estimated that 22 percent of the population – or around 6 million people – lack access to clean drinking water. Joissam Ghana is a private civil works company that is improving access to clean water throughout the country by identifying potential water sources, drilling, and installing water systems to filter and deliver water.

Human Resources

In parts of rural Africa, many workers don’t have access to training programs where they can learn skills needed to secure better, higher paying jobs. Ugandan-based human resources company Q Sourcing is working to change that.

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Human Resources

Nigerian outsourcing and human resources company Whyte Cleon is helping by training job seekers in leadership, ethics, and self-awareness.

Construction

Walking away from a promising career at the world’s largest diamond company is a risky move. But after coordinating a review to help De Beers redefine its role in the diamond industry for the next decade, Botswana native and engineer Lerang Selolwane chose to do just that.

Agriculture

Ten Senses is helping to put African-grown cashews and macadamia nuts into the hands of citizens around the world. The company’s mission is to ensure that thousands of smallholder farmers who grow the nuts are paid a fair price for their goods, by cutting out the middlemen.