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Khosla Ventures' Andrew Chung
Khosla partner Andrew Chung explains the firm's approach to investing in agriculture and food technology companies and how it fits with the firm's overall objectives.
Early stage funding for any agriculture project can be tough but the world's development finance institutions should step up and do more, writes Paddy Docherty, chief executive of Phoenix Africa Development Company.
The Africa Agriculture Trade Investment Fund has committed $25m for loans to be provided through South African lender BancABC.
The agribuiness holding company has raised around $4m for its first project in Sierra Leone from investors including a US foundation and West African merchant bank.
Global Water Development Partners, established by Blackstone and two ex-IFC employees, wants to work with large institutions and investors in improving water infrastructure worldwide.
On Monday, Agri Investor's editor joined four agri-investment professionals on Resonance FM's N@ked Short Club.
Impact investment lender Calvert Foundation plans to establish an agri-related sideline.
The Nigerian government made two commitments to the fund that is targeting $100m to provide agribusinesses in the country with growth capital.
The unique investment approach is establishing itself as a key driver of agriculture investment in the Indian economy.

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