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Fonterra’s strategic review continues with a Victorian factory closure and possible sales of Brazilian JV and Chinese farms.
With the conversion of rainforest into farmland likely to be a closely watched gauge of Brazil’s new administration, farmland investors active in the market will be challenged to carefully weigh near-term opportunities and long-term challenges.
Director of sustainability Bas Ruter tells Agri Investor how the Dutch bank hopes to securitize loans provided through a $1bn facility established alongside the UN once enough investments have been made.
A portfolio company of the Chinese giant will be tasked with managing Dow’s Brazilian assets, which CITIC’s agri unit just bought for $1.1bn in a bid to “become global.”
The food and agri private equity firm has acquired a minority stake in Betânia.
The outlook for Brazil’s sugar and ethanol sector remains bleak, Fitch says, with more defaults and bankruptcy filings expected.
Monica Ganley, founder and principal of Quarterra, offers her thoughts on the fallout from the recent Brazilian meat scandal, 'Carne Fraca,' and how investors can learn from it.
An improved economic outlook for Brazil promises stability for investors, says Aqua Capital's Sebastian Popik.
The funding will go into expanding CerradinhoBio's production capacity for sugar ethanol and bio-based electricity.
Impact of Brazil's rising corn exports is evidenced in seasonal shifts in US export numbers, a USDA report says.

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