Moody’s analysis showed a compound annual growth rate of 55% in alternative investments by the country’s insurers between 2013 and 2016.
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Sovereign funds and asset managers represented a growing share of the 702 investors that committed to early-stage start-ups in the sector in H1 2017, according to AgFunder.
Nigeria’s government says it is looking at similar arrangements with other institutions to help prop up the country’s farmers.
The debt investment by the UK fund will enable Kapani, a Malawian meat processor, to expand its poultry operations fivefold.
Cultural sensitivity and many frequent-flyer miles played a role in the buyout firm’s shepherding of a kibbutz-oriented irrigation business to become a global market leader. We zoom in on the mechanics of the deal.
The firm is set to complete two deals ‘in the short term’ as it progresses towards a $500m final close in March or April next year.
One of Australia’s largest irrigated and dryland cropping operations has attracted interest from domestic and international investors.
Eric Jackson, chief executive at AMERRA-linked Pipeline Foods, tells Agri Investor that he expects to bring in at least one direct institutional investor by the end of next year.
Below average rainfall and frost have led to dramatic cuts to wheat, barley, canola and chickpea production forecasts.
For all the hype about driverless cars, agriculture is the sector where autonomous mobility will first make its mark, fresh research suggests.