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Hortau is also sponsored by Avrio Ventures and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins, a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada.
The province has allocated funding for 30 projects from its Agriculture Development Fund as part of a C$3bn program that is also backed by the federal authorities.
Jacques Lefebvre, most recently chief of the Dairy Processors Association of Canada, has been appointed as the national trade body's new boss.
Various indicators suggest institutional interest in agri is on the rise. Yet, so far, the appetite of the asset class’s largest investors does not extend much beyond their borders.
Six months after receiving equity investments led by Serruya Private Equity, the California-based hydroponics wholesaler has acquired two Canadian companies.
The agroforestry developer has partnered Quebec’s Fondaction and France's Mirova to target projects aimed at mitigating deforestation and land degradation in Latin America.
The government’s C$1.8m investment with the University of British Columbia is one of 20 new research projects supported by the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program aimed at emissions mitigation in the ag sector.
The $258bn Canadian pension sold the chunk in a single sale during the previous quarter, in a move a source says may not reflect a decision to leave the asset class entirely.
The Spark portfolio company is venturing into new business channels as demand grows for indoor farming produce.
Founder Stephen Johnston told Agri Investor that the manager has also raised C$60m for a separate open-ended vehicle targeting institutional investors with a buy-and-lease strategy focused on Canadian farmland.
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