Together with other DFIs, the World Bank affiliate will provide training to farmers in the east African nations as part of an effort to strengthen connections with local and international produce markets.
The World Bank’s private sector arm will provide equity and debt as a part of an effort to encourage a shift away from inefficient, environmentally harmful agricultural fertilizers in China.
The REIT paid some $13.6m for four contiguous farms at a time when tree nuts stand to benefit the most from increasing global middle class consumption.
The food and agri private equity firm has acquired a minority stake in Betânia.
L3F, an impact fund backed by four major multinationals, will invest €2m in a project aimed at helping smallholder farmers triple their revenue while improving the quality of vanilla.
The 14 berry and citrus farms could fetch as much as A$300 million, according to Kidder Williams, the agricultural corporate advisory firm executing the sale.
The global investment and advisory firm is helping select a sales manager for assets that remain within the listed timber fund after shareholders voted to wind the company down in June.
The firm co-led the round in biologicals start-up NewLeaf Symbiotics alongside Otter Capital, bringing capital raised by the company to nearly $50m.
The investment seeks to capitalize on what the company sees as an ‘inflection point’ in both commercial and personal use of hydroponic equipment.
The $197bn sovereign wealth fund groups agriculture together with life sciences, technology and three other sectors that its says reflect a rebalancing in favor of long-term opportunities.