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Looking at Agriculture as an asset class

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Agriculture is one of the oldest asset classes in the world, time tested and proven to weather economic uncertainty. Within agriculture, farmland has historically proven itself as a tangible, stable storage of wealth, appreciating approximately 3.5 percent annually over the last 30 years. A Global Farmland Index recently developed by Savills World Research, an index…

Argentina 2017

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President Macri met in late April with President Trump, in a clear signal to the markets that Argentina has the support of the US Government, one more of the multiple indications which underline the work done for the full recovery of the confidence of international investors. Already last year, President Obama had made a state visit to Argentina. That visit, when the new government…

The water-table has risen 10 meters in Argentina’s Pampa Region since the 70’s

Unlike many of the world’s main food basket regions where over irrigation, climate change and ground water pollution is the problem, Argentina is having a different challenge. Since the seventies the water table has been rising, according to a report by INTA ( Argentina’s Agriculture Department ) Marcos Juárez; The ascent…

Harvard University selling forest Investments in Uruguay

Harvard University is trying to sell timberland located in Uruguay worth about US$120 million, including a eucalyptus forest, as the endowment moves to unload natural resources assets to boost the fund’s performance, according to a report from Bloomberg. The timberland includes about 20,000 hectares of eucalyptus tree farms, according to people…

Competition versus Cooperation and low-cost flights to South America

A New Opportunity for the Commercial and Vacation Traveler from the Oceania Air Hub to South America “Competition is always a good thing, it forces us to do our best while a monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity,” the US writer Nancy Pearcey once said. In Pearcey’s view on the matter, the low-cost airlines…

Investment funds worldwide after large farms in response to roaring investors´ demand to buy farmland assets

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With many agricultural commodity prices at multi-year highs, buying farmland is seen as a more direct way to cash in on valuable crops and to take advantage of long-term appreciation of farm property. This is done by farm syndicates or direct ownership. As a result, investment funds…