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Exclusive: Milltrust mulls LatAm fund, eyes Chile portfolio

The firm, which started its Buy & Lease strategy in Australasia 18 months ago, could also look at Uruguay and Paraguay.

Ecotierra launches $50m sustainability fund, eyes Q1 2018 close

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.

La Niña, freight rates threaten food price stability

Weather events and foreign exchange fluctuations could lead to pricing volatility for global commodities in 2018, Rabobank warns.

AgDevCo backs smallholder farmers in Senegal, Mozambique

The impact investor is supporting a Senegalese rice miller and a Mozambican livestock company as part of an $11.5m program complementing its main investment activity.

Matrix Partners targets India’s ag supply chain

The Indian private equity firm has made its first investment in ag tech by backing newly-established Gobasco, a company focused on optimizing India’s agri supply chain.

How to make money from conservation investments

A fresh report seeks to address the ‘disconnect’ between conservation organizations and institutional investors. Its authors told us how LPs can hope to generate returns.

EBRD mulls $40m loan for Ukraine’s Nibulon

The development bank is considering a cash infusion to finance an infrastructure upgrade at the country’s largest grain trader, a project estimated to cost $140m.

EBRD doubles up on Ukrainian grain

After providing $40m to GNT in 2015, the development bank has approved a fresh infusion of funds to help the grain operator improve its infrastructure.

Accessing agri: Equities, private funds… and cryptocurrencies

A Philippine conglomerate that is being forced to delist from the country’s stock exchange is offering its investors ‘calcoins’ in lieu of shares.

What underpins Cargill’s acquisition spree?

Just days after purchasing a US animal nutrition maker, the agri major has bought a Brazilian cattle feed business. We find two reasons why Cargill's acquisitive spell may not be over yet.