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Gautier Quéru, investment director at Mirova, talks about the imminent launch of the firm’s $300m fund, in partnership with the UN, to help achieve land degradation neutrality.
The funding will go towards increasing productivity through sustainable practices, ensuring food security, and promoting resilience and climate change mitigation.
Together with other DFIs, the World Bank affiliate will provide training to farmers in the east African nations as part of an effort to strengthen connections with local and international produce markets.
The World Bank’s private sector arm will provide equity and debt as a part of an effort to encourage a shift away from inefficient, environmentally harmful agricultural fertilizers in China.
L3F, an impact fund backed by four major multinationals, will invest €2m in a project aimed at helping smallholder farmers triple their revenue while improving the quality of vanilla.
By acquiring the impact investment manager, Mirova intends to create a European platform dedicated to natural capital investing.
Bo Masole and Zee de Gersigny, co-founders of Victus Global Capital, talk to Agri Investor about their vision behind the impact investment firm and the $50m agri fund they’re raising.
The Rise Fund’s Joy Basu talks about the sourcing relationship between the fund and the wider TPG platform and where agriculture fits within the fund’s broader impact focus.
The total amount raised by the Nigeria-focused agri impact fund could hit $76m if an additional investment by Germany’s KfW Development Bank is approved.