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Rebecca Akrofie

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Rebecca Akrofie is a News Reporter at private funds management covering private equity management, regulation and legislative developments.
Cherries on the tree - iStock
The agri and real estate fund manager has already established two funds and is now looking for opportunities in the fruit markets of Canada and Europe.
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8 Miles LLP has invested into a Ugandan poultry business, its second investment into Africa’s agriculture sector.
Tractor in field
The trade body EuropaBio – as well as corporates such as Monsanto – has warned that proposed GMO rules could hamper investment.
The Peru-based energy company is looking for private capital to shore up its bio-fuel business.
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Chinese demand for imported food is leading to global agri investments.
World Bank HQ, Washington DC - iStock
The lending institution could leverage investment from the private sector into Angola’s agriculture industry alongside its own commitment.
Upfront Ventures led the seed round of funding for plant-growing technology start-up Grove Labs, alongside three other VC firms and an individual angel investor.
Nasdaq exchange
The firm will list on the Nasdaq exchange after raising IPO capital to acquire the vineyard business of the Taggares family, according to an SEC filing.
The Ewing Marion Kaufmann Foundation has published a white paper on the need to improve investment in agtech to meet the world’s food security challenges.
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The ranch fund management firm is targeting $50m and has received its first commitment, from repeat investor T. Boone Pickens.
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