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Wide image of sun shining over wheat crop in Australian field
Gunn Agri Partners’ Wilga Farming platform, backed by CDPQ and the CEFC, has also made its first two investments since launching with a seed asset in June 2023.
Canadian VC firm Active Impact Investments will target investments in sustainable food and water start-ups for its third fund.
Chicken filet and waffles
‘Anti-scientific and anti-Italian’ cultured meat was prohibited from being sold by lawmakers in Italy, a rare setback for what has seemed to be a steady rise in interest in the sector.
New Forests will sell forestry estates in New Zealand with potential for carbon markets investors, as ANZFF2 approaches the end of its life.
Aerial view of vineyard in Western Australia
Warakirri Asset Management has purchased the seventh and eighth assets for its Diversified Agriculture Fund in a A$22m sale-and-leaseback deal.
Harvest, wheat, farmland, Australia, crops
Warakirri aims to raise A$500m-A$750m in equity to build a diversified portfolio of broadacre cropping assets, managing director Jim McKay says.
The National Farmers’ Federation ‘Keep Farmers Farming’ campaign is the latest in a string of confrontations between farmers around the globe and governments enacting policies they see as ‘pandering’ to ESG concerns.
Viridios Capital and WealthCheck have purchased Conways Station, where they will pursue large-scale carbon projects and run a sustainable cattle operation.
Agriculture minister Murray Watt told the 2023 NFF Conference that agriculture was a ‘central priority’ for the government, in response to a critical new NFF campaign arguing against ‘anti-farming’ policies.
Exports of Australian wine to China fell to A$8.1m in 2023 from $1.1bn three years earlier, as tariffs effectively removed the country as a trading partner.

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