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07 Oct 2014Opalesque
Investors, hedge funds flock around opportunities in agriculture
"The buzz has actually been agricultural investment conferences, where about one tenth of the people seem to be people I recognize from the hedge fund circuit."
17 Apr 2014Agrimoney
'Incredibly high' NZ land prices divert Aquila to Australia
The "incredibly high" prices of New Zealand dairy farms have prompted Aquila Capital to switch its investment drive to Australia.
11 Mar 2014Investment Europe
Institutional investors set to increase direct ownership of real assets - Aquila
A study commissioned by Aquila Capital reveals that institutional investors are to increase their direct ownership of real assets, including farmland, by 14%.
04 Feb 2014IPE
Sustainability is key in farmland
Pension funds try to adopt a sustainability perspective when investing in farmland abroad, but there is not much consensus on what it means and how to measure it.
13 Jan 2014Euromoney
Farmland: Yield-starved investors go back to the land
This year could see a surge in interest in farmland from investors with very little experience in this complicated asset class, reports Euromoney
06 Dec 2012The Edge Malaysia
Business investments: Farmland as an asset
Many of the world’s biggest pension funds as well as family offices of wealthy individuals –looking for diversification and steady returns in times of market volatility– have been pouring money into farmlands, writes Kelvins Tan
04 Jun 2012Boerderij.nl
Duitse vermogenbeheerder wil direct beleggen in Nederlandse boerderijen
De Duitse vermogensbeheerder Aquila Capital wil kleine en middelgrote pensioenfondsen in Nederland warm maken om direct te beleggen in boerderijen. "We kopen alleen goede bedrijven en proberen die te verbeteren."
20 Apr 2012Agrimoney
Aquila reveals ag ambitions with $125m fund raise
The alternative investment company, with $5bn of interests, revealed the appointment of seven managers, in countries including Australia, Brazil, and Romania, in a drive to expand in agriculture.
09 Jan 2012FAZ
Das Gold liegt auf dem Acker
Geldanlagen in der Landwirtschaft sind gefragt. Der amerikanische Großinvestor Jim Rogers rät dazu, Ackerland kaufen. Und zwar in Australien.
08 Dec 2011Reuters
Aquila readies Asia hedge fund, $150 mln agri fund for 2012
"The whole mess in Europe at the moment has increased demand for diversification products for the Asian markets," says Aquila CEO Roman Rosslenbroich, including farmland.
02 Nov 2011Aquila Capital
AC signs up to Principles for Responsible Investment in Farmland
Aquila Capital Green Assets, part of the Aquila Group, is pleased to announce today that it has become an official signatory to the recently launched Principles for Responsible Investment in Farmland.
10 Sep 2011Stuff
German investment fund buying up Kiwi dairy farms
Aquila Capital Green Assets has helped European investors acquire $111 million of New Zealand farmland.

SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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