El 10 de junio de 2011, la junta directiva de la Corporación Financiera Internacional (CFI) del Banco Mundial tiene previsto decidir sobre la conveniencia de ofrecer un préstamo esencial para Calyx Agro Ltd.
On 10 June 2011, the board of the World Bank's International Finance Corporation will likely approve a loan that will enable a company controlled by France's Louis Dreyfus Group to significantly expand its farmland holdings in the Southern Cone.
Le 10 juin 2011, les administrateurs de la Société financière internationale de la Banque mondiale vont probablement accorder un prêt qui permettra à une société appartenant au Groupe (français) Louis-Dreyfus d’élargir considérablement ses holdings agricoles dans le Cône Sud.
Volatility in commodity markets tends to boost consolidation in the agriculture sector as firms require more capital and improved risk management, the executive officer of French giant Louis Dreyfus said Tuesday. One of the company's focus now is on farmland.
After focusing for decades on oil, metals and minerals, Japan's huge trading houses are turning to agricultural commodities, with Tokyo enthusiastically supporting the shift amid concerns about local and global food security .
“We have a land fund in South America, we have in Ukraine. Now we are developing one in Africa. We need to acquire land for farming,” says Guy de Montule, Louis Dreyfus’ chief executive officer for Middle East and Africa
What’s with farming these days? The humble, even if slightly romantic vocation, is attracting a new breed of participants as investing in farmland and agriculture becomes the latest fad in the world of investments.