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Chris Janiec

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.
University of Illinois professor Bruce Sherrick says trade, policy and inflation trends have created the most dynamic environment for farmland since the early years of last decade.
CEO Ejnar Knudsen says the California pepper specialist is well positioned to bring produce from expanding greenhouse and controlled-environment production into existing sales channels.
Senior analyst David Magana says strong export markets and new cultivars are helping draw investors who have long focused on almonds and walnuts into pistachios.
The New York-headquartered firm has secured at least two commitments for a follow-up to the $1.45bn Fund V, to focus on an agribusiness sector it says has outpaced all others since 2006.
AC Fund3 will target low to mid-teens net IRR through a focus on fresh citrus in the US, Australia and Spain that builds upon the firm’s previous experience in permanent crops.
The French energy giant plans to develop carbon credits from reforestation, agroforestry and conservation as part of a national ‘Green Gabon’ initiative as it tries to offset its own emissions.
Efforts to route some Ukrainian agricultural exports through Romania’s port of Constanta could transform the country’s role in global ag markets.
Founder Paul Pittman discusses a defamatory attack on Farmland’s stock, as well as his firm’s forays into private farmland markets.
Sam Doyle will help manage the Bonnefield Integrated Agriculture Fund, which seeks mid-teen returns for global investors by building on the firm’s position in Canada’s historically hard to access farmland markets.
Founder Jay Koh says volatility in fuel and fertilizer prices should support demand for Solinftec’s ALICE AI platform, which automates planting, spraying, harvesting and tendering of crops.
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