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Wealthy Gulf investors warm to African farmland in search for food security

Wealthy Gulf investors warm to African farmland in search for food security | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
* European, U.S.instability pushes investors toward Africa* Rise of African middle class is a pull factor* Continent&aposs arable land resources are major attraction* North Africa is springboard into sub-Saharan countries* But some firms...
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This whole issue of food security is becoming a big issue in the Gulf countries.  This is why we believe African agricultural land will become more and more attractive: http://bit.ly/TxAy2s

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Jim Rogers says: Agriculture Industry King in 2013!

Jim Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros and has been a successful investor for many years. In this interview Jim Rogers talks about agricult...
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Jim Rogers is our all time favorite investor, and we keenly follow his insights.  Jim is a huge fan of farmland and agriculture investments, and this short video outlines his thoughts on the topic.  Feel free to visit our site to learn more about our farmland investing options as well: http://bit.ly/UeQnsh

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Institutional Investors Looking for Responsible Ways to Invest in Farmland

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Another great article about the farmland asset class.  This one is about a big US pension fund investing in farmland in a responsible way.  We wrote about TIAA Cref once before in an earlier blog post last year: http://www.greenworldbvi.com/2011/11/pension-funds-agriculture-farmland-investments/

 

And speaking of responsible farmland investing, here is a piece about Africa and the huge trend to invest in farmland on that continent: http://technorati.com/business/finance/article/farmland-investments-in-africa-can-they/ ;

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Australian Farmland Investment | Rising Wheat Exports to Asia | GreenWorld (BVI)

Australian Farmland Investment | Rising Wheat Exports to Asia | GreenWorld (BVI) | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
This graph shows how wheat exports from Australia to Burma in Asia have been rising greatly. This results in rising values for Australian agricultural land.
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The Australian agriculture sector is hot.  Asia needs to import more and more agricultural commodities such as wheat, and Australia is very well positioned for this.

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Big Japanese conglomerate Mitsui Buys into Australian agriculture - we we welcome this as it shows why we are representing an Australian farmland investment

Big Japanese conglomerate Mitsui Buys into Australian agriculture - we we welcome this as it shows why we are representing an Australian farmland investment | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co has jumped on the bandwagon of Asian entities buying into Australian agricultural interests by taking a 25 per cent stake in WA grain business Plum Grove.
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The Australian agriculture sector is hot.  Lots of big foreign companies buying into it.  We believe our Australian farmland investment is the right spot to capitalize on this trend: http://www.greenworldbvi.com/alternative-investments-options/agricultural-farmland/australian/

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Nice post on farmland and agriculture investing http://t.co/kE6UHtE2

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Do check this article out.  These chaps are a very large infrastructure investment firm in Australia and they are very positive on farmland as an asset class.  Visit GreenWorld's farmland webpage for more about farmland and as an alternative investment:  http://www.greenworldbvi.com/alternative-investments-options/agricultural-farmland/  

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Agricultural Investments Present Opportunity - Article by Major American Business Magazine Forbes

Agricultural Investments Present Opportunity - Article by Major American Business Magazine Forbes | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
Agricultural Investments Present Opportunity
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For those with an appetite for adventure and who can deal with a lack of liquidity, direct participation in foreign agricultural interests is becoming more accessible to investors.
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Well, its fair to say that the opportunities for investing in agriculture are definitely starting to be more broadly recognized.  The latest example of this is that the American business magazine Forbes has a big article discussing the global macro arguments for investing in agriculture and farmland. We at GreenWorld have found that our global farmland investments are by far our most popular alternative investment offerings: http://bit.ly/UeQnsh.  ;

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Study: Food crisis imminent within next decade - food commodity and farmland values will continue to increase

Study: Food crisis imminent within next decade - food commodity and farmland values will continue to increase | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
Research released today shows that within the next 10 years large parts of Asia can expect increased risk of more severe droughts, which will impact regional and possibly even global food security.
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Due to climate change, the cost of food commodities as well as the value of agriculture will only continue to increase

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Farmland in demand

Farmland in demand | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
In the last year, Prudential Financial Inc. has plowed money into lemons and avocados in Ventura County, almonds and mandarins in the Central Valley and strawberries in Santa Cruz County.
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Well, here is another very interesting post on farmland in the American state of California being in high demand.  From talking to our UK and Asian clients, it really seems like the whole asset class of farmland is really becoming increasingly well known and attractive in the current environment.

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Beyond 7 Billion People - Meanwhile, Arable Land for Farming Shrinks...

Beyond 7 Billion People - Meanwhile, Arable Land for Farming Shrinks... | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
After remaining stable for most of human history, the world's population has exploded over the last two centuries. The boom is not over: The biggest generation in history is just entering its childbearing years.
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Beyond 7 Billion People - Meanwhile, Arable Land for Farming Shrinks...@scoopit http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/population/  

 

Please check out a recent article we wrote on Market Oracle in the UK entitled "The Shortage of Arable Land and the Case for Agriculture and Farmland Investing":  http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article34651.html - You can also check out this image from our website which neatly captures this theme: http://www.greenworldbvi.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/farmland-graph-300x216.jpg



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Farmland Update | Freedom 35 Blog

Farmland Update | Freedom 35 Blog | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
I heard about farmland being a good long term investment at the beginning of this year but had no idea the momentum would continue to be so strong despite all the negative economic news we see in the media.
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This is a fantastic article from a Canadian writer on how farmland has performed.  A great read!

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Farmland Investment: Farmland as an Inflation Hedge

Farmland Investment: Farmland as an Inflation Hedge | agriculture investments | Scoop.it
This is a blog about the advantages of adding agricultural farmland investments to a portfolio. It is designed to educate retail investors, and will go over the advantages, methods and general news in the asset class of farmland ...
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This is GreenWorld's offsite blog on farmland investing.  Feel free to visit us at www.greenworldbvi.com

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