Elanco

ELANCO Animal health launched the The EAGA initiative launched in 2017 with a $3.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide sustainable development solutions to address potential food shortage in the E.Africa region due to livestock disease and mortality.

The Challenge

The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is proud to have partnered with Elanco Animal Health Inc. to help identify the Social Return on Investment (SROI) of their East Africa Growth Accelerator (EAGA) – an initiative that provides sustainable development solutions to address potential food shortage in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

The Solution

CSE used the SROI guidelines to evaluate the EAGA initiative during its initial period 2017-2018

The Benefits

Elanco Animal Health Inc. announced that its shared value East Africa Growth Accelerator (EAGA) initiative has delivered a Social Return on Investment (SROI) of almost 250% for dairy and poultry smallholder farmers, their families and other stakeholders in the region.

For every US$1 invested by Elanco and its partners in the EAGA initiative during its initial phase from June 2017 to December 2018, $2.48 of socio-economic value has been created for society in East Africa.

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