Annette and Peter Pijpers
, who operate and partly own Genesis Farms. The company is 70% owned by the Dutch company Drie Wilgen Development
(DWD) B.V, through a €1.9 million investment, for which DWD has sought a World Bank MIGA guarantee
of up to $2.8 million for a period of up to 15 years against the risks of transfer restriction, expropriation, and war and civil disturbance. According to documents on the MIGA website, Genesis Farms intends to establish three mechanized 250-hectare farms in the Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. The project is also supported by the Dutch government through its Private Sector Investeringsprogramma.