Burned by its first domestic investment, the Australian super fund will look for longer term, larger scale and more geographically diverse opportunities in the future.
Harvard's investment management arm has received a Forest Stewardship Council certification for its timberland plantations in Argentina in the same week that a student group is protesting its investment in the region.
The Australian investment manager has hired Michael Blakeney as investment director, taking the team to 15 people.
The development bank is now considering investing into the equity of agribusinesses, as well as providing loans to the sector.
Treedom Group also sees scope to work with institutional investors on processing Agarwood trees, which produce oud oil commonly used across the Middle East.
India's CropIn Technology Solutions has attracted investment from the $20m BSP Fund as well as Ankur Capital.
Hot off its micronutrient company exit last month, the venture capital firm is launching its biggest fundraising yet, targeting $125m.
OnFarm, the agriculture data technology company, raised $800,000 in convertible notes through online fundraising platform AgFunder. The offering was twice oversubscribed.
Invested Development, the US-based impact fund, has made its third agtech investment into a robot technology company through its $20m BSP Fund.
Global Water Development Partners, established by Blackstone and two ex-IFC employees, wants to work with large institutions and investors in improving water infrastructure worldwide.

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