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03 Feb 2015
PGGM commits to Black River Food Fund 2
Dutch Pension fund PGGM has committed between €50m and €100m to a Cargill owned private equity fund that invests in farmland and crop production.
06 Jan 2015Cargill
Cargill takes steps to meet growing demand for sustainable palm oil
Cargill has acquired the Poliplant Group, giving it approximately 50,000 hectares of land adjacent to Cargill’s existing palm oil operations in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
09 Dec 2014Reuters
Cargill may invest $1b in Indonesia over 3 to 4 years with poultry focus
Cargill met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and other senior government officials on Monday to discuss future investment in Indonesia's oil palm sector.
17 Nov 2014Financial Review
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
14 Oct 2014Agrimoney
UkrLandFarming seeks funds to buy troubled rivals
UkrLandFarming, the Ukraine agriculture giant in which Cargill bought a stake in January, is seeking further investors to fund a warchest for buying on the cheap groups brought low by the country's crisis.
26 May 2014Weekly Times
Cargill Australia managing director Phillipa Purser says foreign investment globally is important
“We can have a nice debate about foreign investment here in Australia, but in the global context it isn’t a discussion about whether it is nice to have, we need it, we absolutely need it.”
23 Apr 2014Oxfam
Major agricultural investors at risk: Smallholder farmers
In a new report released today, Oxfam analyzes how companies are approaching and developing their agricultural investments in Latin America, how land was acquired, and how small farmers and communities were affected in Paraguay, Guatemala and Colombia.
03 Apr 2014Global Newswire
Black Earth Farming Ltd announces the divestment of Podgornoe and Ostrogozhsk assets
Black Earth Farming sells 28,000 ha of farmlands in Voronezh, Russia to company owned by Ukrainian oligarch Oleg Bakhmatyuk and US grain trader Cargill.
02 Apr 2014RAN
Child labor, land grabbing and deforestation rampant across palm oil giant KLK’s operations
Four case studies document widespread abuses by Cargill palm oil supplier Kuala Lumpur Kepong
17 Feb 2014Jeune Afrique
Côte d’Ivoire: 24 million hectares made available to private investors
To make up for a shortfall in financing of the agriculture sector, 24 million ha have been made available to private investors.
17 Feb 2014Jeune Afrique
Côte d'Ivoire : 24 millions d'hectares mis à la disposition des investisseurs agricoles privés
Pour rattraper le retard en matière de financement du secteur, 24 millions d'hectares ont été mis à disposition d'investisseurs privés. Riz, café, hévéa, ils peuvent tout produire !
13 Jan 2014Kyiv Post
Cargill acquires stake in Ukraine's UkrLandFarming
Cargill has doled out $200 million for a stake in UkrLandFarming, Ukraine’s largest agribusiness holding, in a potentially far-reaching deal that sources said would see both groups partner up in future grain exports to China and other growing markets.

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