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Greenhouse and wind turbine
BSIF has invested in a wide range of projects to date and has received strong backing from British pension funds, two of which have established co-investment portfolios.
Almond nut trees in an orchard
The fund had received subscriptions from institutional investors, private banks and wealth managers, all of which were returned after the income trust's IPO was pulled from the market.
Growing Underground farm
The experience of London-based start-up Growing Underground and the previous excitement created by its predecessors, suggests institutional capital could enter the fray sooner rather than later.
Pea shoots growing hydroponically
Cofounder Steven Dring says the start-up expects to reach its target 'pretty soon' and is working on building out a new cohort of hydroponic farms with partners.
The fund will make investments ranging between $10-$50 million in farmland growing fresh fruit, vegetables and nuts.
Christopher S Harrison unpicks the myriad laws and regulations that impact British investments into overseas cannabis businesses, and sets out why investors are in a legal grey area when they engage in this burgeoning global market.
The UK has available farmland, but floating farms in ports and harbors close to urban areas could spring up in a post-Brexit landscape. Sue Lister sets out a potential framework for their development.
The greenhouses will be heated by waste heat from nearby water treatment facilities and result in a 75% carbon footprint reduction.
Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries on wooden surface
The Cibus Fund has established a holding company to house the newly acquired assets, which amount to more than 230 hectares of berry cultivation.
Subsidies, tax advantages and demand from lifestyle buyers combined over the last decade to more than double UK farmland prices – post-Brexit demand will be all about farmland quality, predicts Matthew Berryman
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