Koala fund chews into demand for developer offsets

Investment platform iPartners is pushing into the agricultural sector, launching a $20 million fund to acquire Australian farmland for protected koala habitat to generate returns through its use as a biodiversity offset.

Who really benefits from the creation of a land market in Ukraine?

In the country known as the “breadbasket of Europe,” agriculture has been dominated by oligarchs and multinational corporations since the privatization of state-owned land following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Will this change, now that a controversial law to create a land market entered into effect on July 1, 2021?