In light of the recent news that the ICC is to expand its remit to include crimes associated with land grabbing and deforestation, Valentine Chitalu, chairman at sustainability focused African private equity firm Phatisa, argues that it is becoming increasingly clear that the most important consideration in large-scale farming project investment should be sustainable investment.
Agri-focused Aspada's chief financial officer Kushal Agrawal shares advice on Indian agribusinesses investment, including how to tackle the supply chain, improve smallholder farmers's conditions and turn industry fragmentation into an opportunity.
Nitza Kardish, chief executive at Israeli early stage agtech investment firm and incubator Trendlines, argues that a wider pool of investors, including farmers, is needed to get start-ups on their feet.
Mike Ritter, chief executive at private equity-backed US agri-drone sensor and analytics developer SlantRange, explains why investors should focus on drone technology specifically created for the sector.
As agricultural investment in emerging markets grows, Mark Eckstein, environment and social director at development finance institution CDC, explains why it is vital to plan around ESG issues and how investors should go about it.