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Bram Reijnen, regional head of food, agribusiness and water at the Dutch development bank, says the facility is designed to help the Moldovan agribusiness continue its 'important contribution to global food security.'
New Forests has made its first foray into Africa with the acquisition of Green Resources through its African Forestry Investment Platform.
For better or worse, Oaktree’s entry into Moldovan agribusiness Trans-Oil has brought the firm into the ideological battle underlying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Food trade, supply chain
Ukraine’s removal from global markets has driven food and ag to the top of public agendas, raising questions on which foreign investors are welcome and where.
The French energy giant plans to develop carbon credits from reforestation, agroforestry and conservation as part of a national ‘Green Gabon’ initiative as it tries to offset its own emissions.
The concept of natural capital is gaining traction, aided by the launch of dedicated strategies.
Wheat field, Ukraine
Russia’s invasion raises short, medium and long-term questions that could cement a focus on regionalization and shorter supply chains in global agriculture.
At least one LP reports intention to divest from NCH Capital’s Russia and Ukraine-focused agribusiness investments as quickly as possible.
Founder Jay Koh says investors are beginning to focus more systematically on physical climate risk to particular sectors and markets.
Timberland, forest
The firm is working on two strategies – one for institutional investors that will target farmland and timberland assets, and one that will focus on corporates and their carbon offset needs.
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