While many industries in Africa were negatively impacted by Covid-19 lockdowns, some managed to thrive, according to Yan Ng, executive director for fund services at Intercontinental Trust in Mauritius. 

Speaking during a panel discussion at the recent SAVCA Private Equity Conference, Ng said local food production received considerable investor interest as many countries restricted exports. “We have seen a lot of companies investing in those food-related industries [linked to] manufa...