The bank held a ‘Food 20’ Summit ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Sydney last week.
Agdata services are set to come under scrutiny by regulators, particularly in the US.
Agtech companies attracted $297m in Q3, breaking a record for the sector, according to i3Connect, the research group.
The New York-listed farmland REIT has made $46m of acquisitions in several US states.
A lack in economies of scale, low-tech farming techniques and broken value chains remain thorny issues for China's agriculture industry, according to local private equity professionals.
AgBiome has closed a $17.5m series A round of funding after getting commitments from three agribusinesses in the final phase.
The US venture capital firm has launched its own agbio company, Symbiota, with a $7.5m series A investment into the company.
A free trade agreement has been agreed between Australia and China. It will reduce tariffs on lamb, beef, horticulture and dairy products.
Online farming platform received funding from German venture capital firm Target Partners.
The Dutch animal feed producer rejected last week’s joint bid by private equity house Permira and global agribusiness Cargill. Dutch investment firm SHV is left in the running.

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