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Eucaliptus trees, forestry, timberland
The asset class has seen a flurry of fund launch activity as its uncorrelated credentials and inherent sustainability chime with new and returning investors.
Rabobank’s Agribusiness Outlook 2021 suggests tailwinds for the sector will help overcome challenges posed by China, the pandemic recovery and increased sustainability expectations.
Reporters and editors from PERE, Infrastructure Investor and Agri Investor dig into the changes most likely to impact their respective asset classes under the new president and Democrat-controlled Congress.
Soybean seedlings in farm
As ag’s nascent carbon credit markets find their feet and the true quality of their respective offerings become clearer, a divergence in price points that impacts farmland values could emerge.
Chinese cuisine, meat platter, protein
The country's demand for protein in all its forms is set to continue growing as the population gets wealthier.
Cattle grazing on farmland
The Nuveen subsidiary is looking at ways water quality and biodiversity offset markets could be developed, as it also sizes up carbon offsets.
Brexit, eggs, food, agriculture
The UK and the EU are now trading under the terms of the Brexit trade deal agreed in late December. The lack of widespread friction to date is an encouraging early sign.
Record-high prices for Australian cattle could continue to rise in 2021, which could affect the sector in the medium term – but the industry is a strong position heading into the new year.
China, Australia, trade dispute,
Sydney Business School’s professor Hans Hendrischke dissects the rationale behind China’s punitive trade measures against Australia and the likely scenarios that could play out.
US Flag, barn, farmland
The year ahead will likely see US agricultural policy debate be subject to continued lack of consensus within and between political parties, as they attempt to navigate a new political environment.
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