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Carana Corporation's subsidiary is raising $1.2m in Series A-1 funding to establish horticulture and fish farms.
Aquila Capital
Aquila Capital, the German fund manager, has made the second investment into its global timber fund.
The UK DFI is targeting African SMEs which will include agribusinesses.
The Dutch investment manager is still working on Rabo Farm Europe Fund II’s first commitments as increasing numbers of investment firms enter the region.
The EBRD revealed the plans after a consultation with agribusiness clients.
South African pension funds see potential in other African markets.
Rubber tapping
IFC, the World Bank member, is funding Brazilian agribusiness via a finance intermediary in the country, with $125m in loans and guarantees on offer.
Agriculture: tomatoes
Fixed income impact asset manager Community Capital Management has launched a $50m fund to finance sustainable agriculture projects in the US.
Biofuels: wood chip on fire
Silicon Valley Bank and USDA have lent $91 million to biofuels producer Cool Planet to commercialise its technology.
The New Zealand fund manager attracted commitments from private and institutional capital.

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