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The Cibus Enterprise Fund has taken an 11.7% stake in Saga Robotic as head of VC Alastair Cooper predicts a 'revolution' in farming robotics.
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As we edge closer to the half-year mark since much of the world entered lockdown in March, we take a look at how the agriculture asset class has fared.
Partner Elisabeth Hivon says anaerobic digesters like the one in Twin Falls will likely be the focus of the infrastructure specialists’ ag-related investments in North America.
Country director Oleg Klein says opportunities in Russian agriculture remain for foreign investors engaged in constructive dialogue with the national government.
The impact fund has a five-year investment period but OP chief investment officer Erkko Ryynänen expects it to be fully invested within three years, at which point a follow-on vehicle will be raised.
Greenhouse and wind turbine
BSIF has invested in a wide range of projects to date and has received strong backing from British pension funds, two of which have established co-investment portfolios.
Investors started to re-enter the venture market in June but 'a significant amount of capital was frozen' between March and May, said Alastair Cooper.
Dairy farm cattle
ADM Capital senior investment director Alastair Cooper says Connecterra has the capacity to reduce antibiotic use by 50% and 'totally get rid of the need for any hormones.'
Corn on the cob with EU flag
Plans to reduce use of harmful pesticide and fertilizer products, converting 25% of farmland to organic and incentivizing carbon sequestration is what the industry needs.
Khadim Abdulla Al Darei, Al Dahra’s co-founder and vice-chairman, says the investment will allow the multinational agribusiness to expand its 'reach and footprint.'
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