A development equity is the perfect way for development finance institutions and private equity investors to invest together, writes Duncan Owen, senior managing partner of Phatisa.
Khosla partner Andrew Chung explains the firm's approach to investing in agriculture and food technology companies and how it fits with the firm's overall objectives.
Early stage funding for any agriculture project can be tough but the world's development finance institutions should step up and do more, writes Paddy Docherty, chief executive of Phoenix Africa Development Company.
Agricultural businesses hoping to attract institution investment and improve their production need to look beyond traditional valuation methods, argues David Krause.
Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management's head Tim Hornibrook discusses the development of the agri-investment market and the importance of developing a track record.
Agriculture and food technology could be a good hedge for farmland investors as VC firms hope to improve productivity, according to Omnivore Partner's Mark Kahn.
The firm led a funding round of a Chinese water business. Clean tech opportunities are available in China despite sub-sectors with disappointing returns, CLSA MD Peter Kennedy says.
The prospect for infrastructure investment in Australia is a story in three parts – resources, general urban development and, potentially, agribusiness, suggests Brian McDonald.
To tackle the growing water crisis the world is facing, we need to look for new and innovative ways in which the private sector can help to improve the management and delivery of this precious resource, the IFC’s Jane Jamieson and Vipul Bhagat argue.