The $23.6 billion Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System and the $600 million Tucson Supplemental Retirement System are currently exploring potential investments in farmland as a means of diversification.
"Supporting partnerships between Gulf countries and American farmers to advance their own food security agendas would not only constitute a major boon for our farmers, but would also put the USG in a better position to partner with these countries in pursuing our own food security strategy with poor nations in the Arab world and beyond," writes the US embassy in Qatar
Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc. qui contrôle plus de 100 000 hectares de terres agricoles ouest-africaines sous-utilisées, a finalisé un placement stratégique d’un million de dollars US de AIM Investments PLC grâce à un placement privé
The traditional asset play on agriculture by Wall Street -- farmland -- has pushed to dizzying heights.
Fact sheet on FLGI, filed with US government. Points out that Guinea's Ministry of Agriculture has granted the firm exclusive marketing rights, with a commission of 15% payable on closed sales, to the 1.5 million ha of farmland FLGI agreed to survey.
Disputed land rights, food insecurity and pollution caused by large-scale export-based agriculture are main themes of the Cameroonian-made movie "The Big Banana".
Investors are pouring into farmland in the US and parts of Europe, Latin America and Africa as global food prices soar.
AgriSol Energy LLC, and its joint venture partner in Tanzania will invest more than $100 million over the next 10 years to develop a large-scale commercial farming project.
AIM Investments investit 1 million de dollars US dans Farm Lands of Guinea qui de son côté va investir 500 000 dollars dans AIM.
AIM Investments is investing $1m into Farm Lands of Guinea which, in turn, will invest $500,000 into AIM. FLG has prepaid 99 year leases on over 100,000 hectares of arable land in Guinea.
The Agriculture Investment Summit Americas is a three-day senior-level conference for US, Canadian, and Latin American investors to access global agribusiness and farmland opportunities.
Review of US farmland prices from an investor perspective