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Tariff retaliation relief package to provide $7m benefit to organics

Mercaris senior economist Ryan Koory and founder Kelle James tell Agri Investor how the support comes as US organic producers navigate changes in import and investment patterns.

Geopolitics still loom over resurgent ex-Soviet markets

Agriculture in Russia and Ukraine seems to be back in robust shape. For foreign investors looking to make the trip, however, factors to consider run beyond economics.

Saudi firm chalks up massive Ukraine deal as foreign interest tentatively returns

A source familiar with the deal tells Agri Investor it comes as some international investors explore re-entry into a market many fled three-and-a-half years ago amid heightened tensions with Russia.

Planfarm relaunches $250m agri fund amid ‘very strong’ season for WA wheat belt

Western Australian Farm Investment Fund is targeting 13.5% IRR but has received little interest from domestic superannuation funds.

Exclusive: Management buyout of ADM Capital private equity arm

A 16-strong team will continue raising CEECAT Recovery Fund II after completing a management buyout.

A U-turn in Ukraine?

Since 2001, a moratorium has prevented farmland sales in Ukraine. We analyze what would happen to prices if it were lifted.

FMO, Proparco back Armenian grocery business to prepare for possible IPO

The financing will go towards boosting technology, adding greenhouses and tightening governance at Spayka, which is looking to sell 20,000 tons of produce a year.

EIB to gauge ag loan demand through €400m bioeconomy program

The program's focus is on projects to be implemented through 2022, but EIB executives tell Agri Investor the bank hopes to replicate the entire program, if successful.

Romania posts record harvest as mega-deals loom

A UAE investor and a CEE-focused fund are preparing to transact in a market that is also in the crosshairs of TIAA’s Westchester.

Westchester hires Romania director

After stints with Spearhead International and Cargill, Greta Lupu joins Westchester in a country identified as a target market for the TIAA European Farmland Fund.

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