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Agtech, indoor ag, vertical farming, biotech
The 2022 tech slump has slowed the journey for some agtech start-ups to blossom into must-haves for corporates and generalists. Where else should GPs be looking for a sure thing?
Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline at sunset
ReThink Events’ Agri-Tech Innovation Summit demonstrated the mix of optimism and caution likely to define what most expect to be a difficult road ahead for agtech firms and startups seeking capital.
soil, regenerative ag, carbon sequestration, plant roots, ESG
As some individual farmers hold back on committing to decades long land use agreements, private capital portfolios can play a role in looking long-term to help the sector decarbonize.
Biogas facility, aerial view
The sector can provide an answer to numerous challenges such as energy security and portfolio diversification – GPs, energy majors and governments are finally showing serious intent.
After the bank signed an MOU to advise on Ukraine’s reconstruction, alternatives chief Anton Pil tells us the country wants to become an attractive destination for private capital.
A consortium led by AAM Investment Group is planning to submit a bid for Longreach Pastoral College in Queensland – investing directly to try and alleviate agriculture’s ongoing labor issues.
Agtech monitoring plant health
Anterra Capital, Astanor Ventures, Earth First Food Ventures and Milltrust International all tell Agri Investor the time is right to take advantage of the tech slump.
A mandated review of renewable fuels support in the US may well prompt 'food vs fuel' questions as the ongoing Ukraine war leads to fears of widespread malnutrition in the developing world.
Cotton growing in a field with sun rising
The acquisition of Gundaline by a Chinese textiles firm is a sign that Chinese investors are looking Down Under again, with more ‘big deals’ possible in the next 18 months.
A carbon credit with inherently questionable value is no good for the climate or the sector but it is also no good to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
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