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Partner Elisabeth Hivon says anaerobic digesters like the one in Twin Falls will likely be the focus of the infrastructure specialists’ ag-related investments in North America.
Country director Oleg Klein says opportunities in Russian agriculture remain for foreign investors engaged in constructive dialogue with the national government.
The impact fund has a five-year investment period but OP chief investment officer Erkko Ryynänen expects it to be fully invested within three years, at which point a follow-on vehicle will be raised.
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.
Investors started to re-enter the venture market in June but 'a significant amount of capital was frozen' between March and May, said Alastair Cooper.
Dairy farm cattle
ADM Capital senior investment director Alastair Cooper says Connecterra has the capacity to reduce antibiotic use by 50% and 'totally get rid of the need for any hormones.'
Khadim Abdulla Al Darei, Al Dahra’s co-founder and vice-chairman, says the investment will allow the multinational agribusiness to expand its 'reach and footprint.'
TIR Europe Forestry Fund II is close to securing its first acquisition – a $30m property in the south-east US.
Unlike various other ag segments, fishing and aquaculture will continue to suffer as long as populations are in lockdown and restaurants remain closed.
Import and export restrictions, logistical delays and the spread of the virus itself are introducing new complexities to food supply chains, says Decernis chief executive Kevin Kenny.
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