Home Asia


Wild fisheries in deep water as aquaculture surges

Booming volumes and higher prices are buoying the prospects for farmed seafood, fresh research argues.

La Niña, freight rates threaten food price stability

Weather events and foreign exchange fluctuations could lead to pricing volatility for global commodities in 2018, Rabobank warns.

NZ Super: Hunting for bigger direct deals

In the second of a series, we zoom in on the Maōri investment fund, a private equity vehicle the SWF will partner with as part of its Investment Hub.

OMERS eyes EM opportunities with Singapore office

The Canadian pension is looking to make more direct investments and find new investment partners in the Asia Pacific region.

Korean insurer commits to Hancock fund

The $40m pledge is thought to be the first commitment to a global timber and farmland vehicle by South Korean investors.

EBRD considers $125m loan to Olam

The loan would help the Singaporean agribusiness expand its operations in Egypt, Georgia, Poland, Turkey and Ukraine.

Golden Agri teams up with energy firm on €300m Indonesian natural fatty acid project

The palm oil giant hopes to tap a market set to grow to $16bn by 2021 as it opens a second plant in partnership with Spain’s Cepsa.

FAO calls for investment to fight antimicrobial resistance ‘throughout the food chain’

The organization reckons the issue is an increasingly serious threat to public health and food production.

Farmland Partners pays $110m for nut orchards a month after fundraise

The US's largest farmland REIT will draw from the $144m it collected in August to buy the assets from a Temasek-owned agribusiness.

Exclusive: $300m target for climate insurance vehicle

The InsuResilience Investment Fund, made up of sub-pools covering private equity and private debt, has backed a Pakistani firm offering agriculture insurance.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination