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1 Cargill in Africa Cargill Cedar View Office Park Corner Cedar Road & Runnymead Road Chartwell, Fourways Gauteng, South Africa. Tel: +27 (0) Cargill, Incorporated.

2 Cargill around the world We help farmers increase their crop yields, create ways to bring safe, affordable, more nutritious food to market and we enable companies to better manage their risk and improve their bottom line. OUR WORK We are an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. When Cargill began in 1865, our business was founded on the basic principles of trust, respect, integrity and a responsibility to make healthy food accessible, affordable and pure. For 150 years, Cargill has helped people and organisations around the world thrive, to enjoy success and prosper. We work to help farmers get higher yields from fewer acres, and to store their crops safely so they have greater flexibility in marketing their harvest. We are the global leader in nourishing people, not just in terms of numbers but in terms of intent, and we invest in every community we serve. Cargill is passionate about providing food security to everyone. And we believe that we can preserve natural resources while producing enough food to feed the world. Cargill is making food systems better. We re improving efficiencies and reducing costs while ensuring wholesome nutrition for millions of people. Our business is complicated, but our mission is simple. We re helping the world thrive. Thousands of customers turn to Cargill for innovative solutions across our four major market segments: AGRICULTURE We buy, process and distribute grain, oilseeds and other commodities to makers of food and animal nutrition products. We also provide crop and livestock producers with products and services. FOOD We provide food and beverage manufacturers, foodservice companies and retailers with high quality ingredients, meat and poultry products, health-promoting ingredients and ingredient systems. FINANCIAL We provide our agricultural, food, financial and energy customers around the world with risk management and financial solutions. INDUSTRIAL We serve industrial users of energy, salt, starch and steel products. We also develop and market sustainable products made from agricultural feedstocks. 80 businesses Located in 67 countries Over 142,000 people 3

3 Cargill in Africa From cocoa and cotton to grains and food ingredients, we build successful businesses by establishing good working relationships with farmers, customers, partners, governments and communities. AT A GLANCE Since 1981, our businesses in Africa have been working closely with customers, farmers, suppliers and communities. Our businesses: cocoa, cotton, grain and oilseeds, sugar, animal nutrition, specialty food ingredients, energy trading and transportation. Over 4,000 employees located throughout Africa: Algeria, Côte d Ivoire, Egypt, Kenya, Ghana, Morocco, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Cargill also serves customers in other African countries in which we do not own assets or have employees on the ground, ranging from Malawi in the south to Tunisia in the north. Improving cocoa farmers income by 30% Training over 200,000 farmers annually Morocco Côte d Ivoire Algeria Egypt Ghana Zambia Zimbabwe South Africa Kenya Mozambique Supporting over 800 women s clubs in Zambia 4 5

4 Improving productivity and access to markets Cocoa origination and processing Grain and oilseed processing, trading and logistics Cotton origination, ginning and trading Sugar trading and distribution West Africa produces over 70 percent of the world s cocoa beans. As one of the world s largest originators and processors of cocoa, Cargill has been sourcing from Côte d Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria for some 40 years. We have cocoa processing operations in Côte d Ivoire and have invested in developing a network of cocoa buying stations, warehouses and crop research teams in the country. In Ghana we have a state of the art processing plant in Tema, operational since Our world-class cocoa processing facilities in both Côte d Ivoire and Ghana source local cocoa beans to produce high quality cocoa products, such as cocoa liquor, cocoa powder and cocoa butter, which are shipped to customers around the world. The Cargill Cocoa Promise is our global commitment to support a sustainable cocoa supply chain by helping farmers to improve quality, yields and incomes; support farming communities with better education and healthcare; and improve long-term production of cocoa by investing in regenerating farmland and infrastructure. Our aim is to accelerate progress towards a global cocoa supply chain that is transparent, enables farmers to achieve better incomes and living standards and delivers a sustainable supply of cocoa and chocolate products. Cargill is a significant trader and distributor of grains and oilseeds in Africa providing support to local farmers, as well as servicing local and regional customers. Through our on-the-ground sourcing networks we provide a reliable market to enable farmers to sell their crops, including maize, wheat and soybeans, at transparent market prices, as well as providing essential training, support and crop inputs. Our grain sourcing, trading and distribution operations span South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Morocco and Kenya. Additionally, we have majority shareholdings and full operational responsibility for two facilities in Egypt: The National Vegetable Oil Company, a soybean crush plant in Alexandria; and The National Stevedore Company, a grain discharge terminal in the port of Dekheila. Cargill has cotton gins in Zimbabwe and Zambia, and we work with up to 120,000 smallholder cotton farmers. We have more than 400 cotton buying stations in rural areas that enable us to purchase directly from farmers and provide essential support such as training, seeds, fertilizers and pesticides that are vital to help produce high yield and high quality crops. In addition to our ginning activities, we source and trade cotton in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and South Africa. Specialty food ingredients processing and sales Cargill has specialty food ingredients operations in South Africa, Morocco and Algeria. In Fez and Essaouira in Morocco, we process locally sourced carob beans into locust bean gum, a texturizing ingredient for food applications. In Hydra, Algeria we offer texturizers and sweeteners for use in a variety of food products and in South Africa we sell a range of other food ingredients. Cargill provides handling and distribution services to leading food and food services companies in South Africa. Cargill is one of the biggest sugar importers in the country. Animal nutrition Cargill manufactures and sells vitamin and mineral premix used by the animal nutrition industry through our joint venture in South Africa. We also provide aqua feed to support the tilapia fish industry in Ghana, as well as continuing to service customers to meet the growing needs for animal nutrition products across various African markets. 6 7

5 Conducting business with integrity Helping Africa realise its agricultural potential Adhering to high standards of business conduct has been important to Cargill since our founding in We are governed by a Code of Conduct, which is grounded by seven Guiding Principles. We believe that a thriving agricultural sector in Africa can reduce poverty, improve living standards for farmers and communities and enable Africa to feed itself and a growing world population. We obey the law Obeying the law is the foundation on which our reputation and Guiding Principles are built. As a global organisation privileged to do business all over the world, we have the responsibility to comply with all of the laws that apply to our businesses. We conduct our business with integrity We take pride in conducting our business with integrity. We compete vigorously, but do so fairly and ethically. We do not offer or accept bribes or inappropriate gifts, and we comply with the laws and regulations that support fair competition and integrity in the marketplace. We keep accurate and honest records Accurate and honest records are critical to making sound business decisions and maintaining the integrity of our financial reporting. Our business information, in whatever form, must reflect the true nature of our transactions. We honour our business obligations We treat people with dignity and respect We achieve our goals through our people. We provide a safe workplace and value the unique contributions of our global team, enabling those who support Cargill s goals to achieve their own individual potential. We protect Cargill s information, assets and interests We count on one another to act as stewards of the organisation. To preserve the value of Cargill, we protect the information and assets entrusted to us and avoid situations that may let personal interests influence our business judgement. We are committed to being a responsible global citizen The breadth of our operations means that Cargill touches almost every aspect of society. With our global reach comes the responsibility to understand and manage our impact. We maintain strict environmental and food safety standards within our operations and share our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic and social challenges. By providing investment, training and support we believe it s possible to boost agricultural productivity and improve farming practices while utilising land and natural resources sustainably and responsibly; that smallholders have the potential to graduate from subsistence to more commercial farming; and strengthening access to markets and encouraging open trade can have a positive impact on incomes and livelihoods. Cargill is focused on accelerating agricultural development and food production in Africa and working in partnership to support investment, training and technologies that can enable African farmers and communities to prosper for many generations. We are supporting three key areas to make real and lasting differences: Championing thriving markets We strongly advocate for thriving markets that promote open trade and enable farmers to sell their crops at fair and transparent prices. We provide a reliable option for farmers to sell their crops and receive immediate payment at transparent market prices. This enables farmers to make informed choices so they are able to maximise their crop incomes, manage their risks and plan for their future. Raising agricultural productivity Our training programmes teach thousands of farmers every year better farming practices that are raising yields, reducing crop losses and increasing farmers incomes. Our on-the-ground sourcing networks allow farmers to access better seed varieties and higher grade crop inputs that boost agricultural productivity and reduce overall costs. We are strengthening farmer organisations and developing their business skills to empower farmers to grow themselves from subsistence to more commercial production. Inspiring future farmers and supporting local communities We are investing in activities that support future generations of African farmers and improve education, healthcare and living standards in communities. We offer specific training, credit and finance opportunities to women farmers to increase their productivity, raise their incomes and support their families. We are providing education and agricultural training to give young people the skills, support and confidence for a career in agriculture. Our business relationships are grounded in mutual trust, and have been throughout Cargill s history. We build and maintain the trust and confidence of our customers and other business partners by communicating honestly, respecting information entrusted to us, and standing behind our commitments. 8 9

6 Helping our communities thrive Over 1,900 teachers trained in Ghana and Côte d Ivoire Planted 1,500 tree saplings at schools in Kenya We recognise our continued success depends on the growth and health of our communities and partners. In Africa, we work with a diverse group of global, national and local organisations to bring about positive improvements to communities in the areas of food security and nutrition, education, and environmental stewardship. Supporting improvements to food security and nutrition Cargill supports activities which help tackle global hunger and increase access to basic healthcare and information. Through partnerships we are supporting school feeding, water and sanitation, childhood nutrition, access to healthcare and support for emergency relief programmes. Improving access to education Through partnerships we are overcoming barriers to school attendance and improving education opportunities. We support projects that are building and renovating schools, providing education and practical skills to children and rural communities. Engaging in environmental stewardship with our communities We support projects that promote sustainable agricultural practices, provide environmental conservation education to our communities and promote sustainable use of natural resources. Spotlight on CARE CARE and Cargill have worked together since 2008 to create prosperous, sustainable and resilient farming communities. The five year, $10 million Rural Development Initiative reached more than 100,000 people, including 20,000 farmers and their families across 120 communities in Ghana and Côte d Ivoire, and helped more than 2,000 farmers in Egypt improve their farming practices. Cargill and CARE announced a renewal of their partnership in September 2013, and over the next three years will build on the success to improve food security and education in local communities. Building freshwater wells serving communities of up to 3,000 people Supported 60,000 children and their families in 130 communities in Ghana and Côte d Ivoire Planted 53,000 fertilizer trees to improve farmland in Zambia Strengthening agricultural and vocational education for over 2,000 students in Mozambique 150 employees sharing technical expertise to 400 small and medium sized food processors through Partners in Food Solutions Supporting micro-financing to benefit more than 1,000 women in Côte d Ivoire Providing daily school meals for 200 children in South Africa Providing 100,000 text books to 27 schools in Ghana 10

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