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Make or Brexit for UK ag investors

Agriculture will undergo drastic transformation once Britain leaves the EU, and investors will experience some highs and lows along the way.

Wild fisheries in deep water as aquaculture surges

Booming volumes and higher prices are buoying the prospects for farmed seafood, fresh research argues.

Brookfield snaps up German real assets manager

Lampe Equity, a renewables specialist, also has a fund advisory unit that offers forestry, real estate and private equity services.

Tricky terrain: The UK farmland market

With still much to be decided about Britain’s economic future outside the EU, uncertainty is weighing on deal volume and value. But there are unexpected winners, we explain in a couple of charts.

UK plans £500m agtech park as Brexit puts inward investment into focus

Start-ups from the US and Asia have already expressed interest in the project, which is set to welcome its first occupant by 2022, SmithsonHill managing director Emma Fletcher told Agri Investor.

Boom in global protein production ‘to pressure margins’

Trade expansion could provide further impetus for consolidation, with Asian demand feeding through exports growth in Brazil and the US, research suggests.

Happy lending? Credit to agriculture, US vs Germany

Fresh datasets by the FAO allow for comparisons of credit trends across the globe. We look at how agriculture has fared relative to other sectors in two of the largest developed economies.

Red tape bogs down EU agricultural support

A simpler planning process and a greater focus on results are needed if EU rural development spending is to become more efficient and targeted, the European Court of Auditors says.

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.

Land for your bucks: European rents compared

Over the past 10 years, the EU’s statistics agency has been harmonizing country data to make land prices and rents comparable across the bloc. This week, we look at rents.