An SEC filing recently revealed $35m in funding designed to support private equity-backed vertical farming business AeroFarms’ plans to expand into the Middle East and Asia.
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Moringa investment director Guillaume Maillard describes the links between agroforestry and impact, the evolving approach to impact investing among European family offices and what staffing an impact focus can entail.
Mitsui and Temasek have joined a group of existing investors to support commercial-scale manufacturing of FeedKind, a methane-based alternative to traditional aquaculture fishmeal ingredients.
The $300m fund of funds will target returns of about 20% through investments with mid-market private equity funds in frontier and emerging markets, potentially including agriculture-focused funds.
Pipeline chief executive officer Eric Jackson spoke with Agri Investor about the current state of those supply chains, the role Pipeline hopes to play in increasing organic acreage and attractive investment areas the firm has identified.
Aqua-Spark, an investment fund focused exclusively on sustainable aquaculture, led the previously announced funding round with a $2.5m investment.
The new loan will go towards irrigation, transport, research and technology with a view to increasing productivity.
A recent CSIS report says that private sector investment in agriculture can help efforts to meet the food security goals set out by the United Nations.
The French company’s new facility will complement an existing one in France and look to meet growing demand for pea protein.
At PEI’s COOs and CFOs Forum on Thursday in New York, fund managers examined the implications of increasing investor demands for information.