The EBRD is providing a loan of up to US$85 million to Ukrainian agribusiness producer PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct to support the integration of farms from the former Swedish-owned company Agrokultura.
Bloomberg's Alan Katz reports on Morgan Stanley's farming venture on the steppes of Ukraine which it abandoned in July 2009. The failed gamble demonstrates how Wall Street firms, in the last gasp of a debt-fueled bull market, strayed further from their traditional businesses to embrace diverse projects with unfamiliar risks.
The collapse in Ukraine's land prices presents a "great opportunity" for buyers, Landkom's chief executive said, as he revealed an acquisition plan aimed at part into getting the group into biofuels refining
There is something amazingly patronising in the way Payne claims that Emergent has ‘adopted’ a Mozambican village of 3,000 people and hired its citizens to clear 2,000 acres of land to farm it with her firm.