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.
The sobering reality about food production and consumption habits is we continue to have increasingly unhealthy populations and there is limited respite from the industry’s emissions.
A revaluation of what constitutes an infra asset and the need to build a low carbon global economy are pulling energy transition and project finance capital pools towards ag.
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.
Corn field, aerial view, farmland
Levelling out farmland prices, higher interest rates and widespread drought present prospective buyers with plenty to consider.
Telephone on a tree stump
An individual with credibility across academic, environmental and financial stakeholders would be an asset for increasingly complex timberland markets.
Conference delegates showered with sawdust by demonstrators
Investors convened at the Who Will Own the Forest? conference in Portland discussed timberland’s newfound sexiness, as demonstrators’ sawdust attack and reports of smashed windows reflected the growing profile of the asset class.
Evidence from ANREV and Growth Farms suggests that growth in Australian farmland values may flatten or at least moderate over the next few years.
Tomato, greenhouse, indoor ag, CEA
The firm has cashed in on its long history and track record to raise the third-largest dedicated food and ag fund.
Amazon river in Brazil
Mombak’s Amazon Reforestation Fund has sold 30% of its 10-year projected output at a price point bettered only by the EU’s emissions trading scheme.

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