SLC Agricola

Razing the stakes

Controversial hedge fund tycoon Crispin Odey invested more than US$170m into one of Brazil’s most damaging agribusinesses despite it deforesting large areas and receiving numerous environmental fines

Land rush on Brazil’s frontier

Transport costs have made the country’s agriculture industry uncompetitive. But new infrastructure projects should transform the opportunities some have seen in land values.

Mitsui delves further into Brazil agriculture sector

SLC Agricola, one of Brazil's largest soybean producers with cotton, corn and coffee operations, will have a 50.1 percent participation in the venture that will start operations in the northern frontier agricultural state of Bahia.

Brazilian agro-investments set to rise

Valiance, a London-based asset manager, launched a fund in May 2012 that aims to invest in Brazilian farmland through a joint venture with Bovespa-listed farming company SLC Agrícola