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In a first, New Forests portfolio company Forico will sell carbon credits generated from a new 630-hectare forest project to the government.
This year has shown how much farmers stand to lose from global warming. Thankfully, financial innovation could come to the rescue – and provide investment opportunities.
A vehicle being raised by Switzerland’s Blue Orchard has taken a 27% stake in a weather analytics start-up to help farmers combat India’s ‘leading national security challenge.’
An investor group vocal about environmental issues says food companies and their financial backers should use an internal ‘shadow price’ to account for future costs applied to protein production.
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.
Known as the country’s ‘food bowl’, the region’s capacity for year-round crop production as well as permanent plantings is a major draw for institutional investors – both domestic and foreign.
Gautier Quéru, investment director at Mirova, talks about the imminent launch of the firm's $300m fund, in partnership with the UN, to help achieve land degradation neutrality.
The funding will go towards increasing productivity through sustainable practices, ensuring food security, and promoting resilience and climate change mitigation.
Two Dutch government-linked entities have collaborated to provide a $4m loan supporting efforts of smallholder farmers in northern Nigeria to boost yields and adapt to climate change.
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