Chris Janiec is Americas Editor at Agri Investor. Based in New York, Janiec coordinates coverage of private investment into global food and agriculture with colleagues in London. Previously, Janiec covered non-bank capital markets for PEI’s Private Debt Investor, taught international relations and US foreign policy at China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing and worked as an analyst of petroleum and shipping markets in New York.
The development finance institution’s CIO says its focus on women’s economic empowerment means it will incorporate a broader view of female executives’ backgrounds and experience when evaluating funds for potential investment.
Florida-headquartered Wish Farms, to which Gladstone has immediately leased the 324 acres of farmland in Salinas, plans to produce organic and conventional strawberries, as well as rotations in vegetables.
Chief operating officer Nicole Neeman Brady told the Global Climate Action Plan Summit late last year that government support for the solar industry provided a useful model for fostering private water investments.