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Latin America holds 42% of the world’s agriculture expansion potential

Latin America is one of the few regions of the world where agriculture production can expand since it holds 42% of that potential globally. Latin America is a net exporter of food and plays an important role when addressing the challenge of increasing world food production so as to guarantee food security in the future. “In spite of the regrettable abandonment of agriculture and the campo suffered during several decades not so long ago”, the sector is bound to adopt a vanguard role given the global…

Foreign Farm Investors in Brazil sow seeds of openness

On the high plains around the town of Luiz Eduardo Magalhães in central Brazil, it is easy to feel dwarfed by the landscape. Fields of soya, maize and cotton stretch to the horizon under immense blue skies, only the occasional tree, silo or patch of scrubby cerrado woodland giving any sense of scale. Twin-wagoned lorries are laden with soya thunder along the highways. Away from the main roads, human beings are a rarity, glimpsed only in the cabins of combine harvesters or, in the late afternoon as the…

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Looking for a change – Join GTSA Company Description – Southern Cone Real Estate Specialists We are an independent company specialising in real estate brokerage and marketing advice for clients who wish to invest or sell properties in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.  We specialise in leading-edge marketing systems designed to speed up the traditional selling times of real estate in these locations. GTSA is a company that relies on the talents of its people to provide quality…

Feeding the world in 2050

As the population grows, we must change the way we grow and consume food As global populations grow – to a predicted nine billion by 2050 – and diets evolve, sustainability becomes an increasingly significant issue. Resources (particularly land and water) are limited and consumer behaviour is changing. Food producers cannot ignore these factors and need to address whether they are supplying what the consumer wants, at the right price, at a sustainable cost and to the right location. Agriculture…

Which countries are benefiting from the trade war?

Due to a diversion in trade flows, Vietnam has so far emerged as the largest beneficiary of the Sino-U.S. trade war, gaining an estimated 7.9% of its gross domestic product from the new business, according to Nomura. “As tit-for-tat tariff hikes between the U.S. and China increase, so does the cost of importing from each other,” the economists wrote in a report. Other major beneficiaries are Taiwan, Chile, Malaysia and Argentina, which have benefited from additional exports to the U.S. and selling…

How Will Climate Change Impact Latin America?

Regardless of whether you believe global warming is man-made or not, it’s clear that it is happening. According to Nasa the earth’s global temperature has risen by 1.62 degrees since the last 19th century, while five of the warmest summers on record have happened since 2010. As a result, established weather patterns around the world are being upended. Climate change will have an outsized impact in Latin America and will lead to far-reaching economic and social challenges. Indeed, in a recent…

Cresud one of Argentina’s largest diversified agro/commercial groups has made a loss

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Despite a very good performance in the agribusiness unit, Cresud, one of the biggest farm and real-estate companies in Argentina, announced AR$ 9.8 billion loss in the 9-months period of the fiscal year 2019. The press release of the company remarks the following highlights. Net result for the 9-month period of fiscal year 2019 recorded a loss of ARS 9,794 million compared to a gain of ARS 10,468 million in the same period of FY 2018, mainly explained by higher financial losses due to Argentine…

Brazil grows as an agricultural powerhouse

A good relationship by farmers with the new government of Jair Bolsonaro which focuses on business plus a strong commitment to the incorporation of technology to improve agricultural results should make for a happy relationship. These factors point to what is happening today in Brazilian agriculture and could be felt in all its influence during Agrishow, a sample of its agricultural machinery options are this last week in Ribeirao Preto, which is located just 300 kilometres from San Pablo. A distance where…

Digital Farming: Potential Market and Adoption in Brazil

The global Digital Farming market was estimated to be valued at $5 billion in 2018 by Markets and Markets. Within this landscape, Brazil has the potential to become not only one of the largest food producers, but one of the largest markets for digital farming, according to Céleres, which estimates the value of the country’s digital farming market last year at more than R$1 billion (US$251.3 million), with a CAGR of 12 percent per year until 2025. Amid the need to increase food production by 70…

Real Estate Disrupter Purplebricks model fails in Australia

Purplebricks is quitting Australia less than three years since it entered the market promising to “change the real estate landscape” with its fixed-fee model and online platform after making serious losses. Although both Purplebricks and Savills backed Yopa hybrid models of selling real estate both started up with some degree of success in the bull real estate markets it entered into, once the market normalised they quickly got into trouble. Both have raised and lost millions of pounds from investors…

Brazil already has its first online store selling agricultural inputs

This year 2019 started the first year of operation of InstaAgro – first online store authorized to sell agricultural inputs via this medium in Brazil. It is a new startup of the AgTech segment, with Brazilian origin and North American and European capital. Through its innovative business model and state-of-the-art technology, InstaAgro is an online store that markets inputs and agricultural implements directly to the Brazilian rural producer and is already authorized by the regulatory agencies…

Populists Governments are reforming Latin America Agribusiness but uncertainties persist

Key View • The recent wave of anti-establishment governments across Latin America could result in significant structural changes to the agricultural sectors in these countries. • The agribusiness sector played a key role in providing support to these ‘outsider’ political campaigns, and we believe agricultural reform will continue to dominate political discourse over the next few years. • We believe that the production of soybean, grain and livestock, mainly in Brazil and Argentina,…

Australian Farming Experts recomend South America

FARMERS may turn to buying property across the globe as climate changes effects bite hard, a Geelong agriculture forum heard yesterday. The agricultural college’s carbon discussion heard the views of some of the country’s peak climate change and agriculture experts. The forum heard dire outlooks for Australia’s pastoral land, described as “the worst paddock” on the global farm. Modest estimations suggested sea levels rising a meter plus by the century’s end. Worst case scenarios…

Indigo – the most valuable agri-tech startup in the world- begins operations in Brazil

2019 marked the beginning of activities in Brazil by the American startup Indigo, which is considered by many to be one of the most valuable “unicorns” among agri-techs worldwide. Founded in 2014 (under the name of Symbiota), Indigo is valued at USD 3.5 billion and will start its operation in Brazil offering biological treatment of soybean seeds with microbes, according to the information of Agropages. It is the first time this service is offered in the country since the startup already operates…

The Problem: Property Not Selling? Maybe we can help

There are a number of reasons why otherwise prime real estate gets no interest from qualified buyers.  Is it priced for the market conditions? ( market values keep changing up and down ) Is it easily accessible to be viewed. Is it being advertised in the logical target markets? Does the quality of marketing represent the quality of the property? ie is it repressed by high-quality media that has been edited professionally? Here is an example from Cafayate, Argentina. Is the real estate salesperson experienced…
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