Moringa is a partnership between Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity (EDR PE), a subsidiary of the Edmond de Rothschild Group, a historical leader in the global financial sector, and ONF International.
This shared investment philosophy and these complementary experiences between Moringa’ team, EDR PE and ONFI are key to the joint-venture’s success.
EDR PE is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Its activities reflect its long-standing commitment to the preservation of the environment and Africa’s sustainable development. EDR PE has one of Europe’s leading project finance departments specialized in the structuring of public private partnerships for the financing of large scale infrastructure projects.
Edmond de Rothschild’s global private equity platform, including Moringa.
ONF International (ONFI) is a subsidiary of the French Office National des Forêts (ONF), a well- respected institution which has been dedicated to sustainable forest management since it was created in 1964. ONF is a leading forest company in its own right, with 10.5 million ha of forests currently under ownership and / or management, sales of 15 million m3 of wood per year, and a staff of 10 000 people across 9 countries.
ONFI has a staff of 80 specialists in sustainable forest management, reforestation, agriculture, protected area management and land use planning, bioenergy and climate change mitigation. ONFI has a worldwide field presence, especially in Africa and Latin America, provided through its offices, staff and partners. This puts ONFI in a unique position to source agroforestry opportunities for the Moringa fund, but also to assess the viability of projects/opportunities, and ensure their effective management.