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Agricultural investment opportunities, best practices & innovations define CMT’s 3rd Commercial Farm Africa Summit

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Global AgInvesting Conferences Expand to Four Locations in the New Year, Beginning with an Inaugural Event in Abu Dhabi in February

Global AgInvesting conferences promise to be the premier source for agricultural investment information in 2013, having attracted investors from institutions with over $3.5 trillion in total assets under management as well as farm and fund managers with over 25 million acres of farmland under management at its 2012 events. (PR.com)– While the global agriculture investment sector experienced continued growth in 2012, allocations of capital to the sector continue to remain below the industry’s needs and potential. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations predicts that agriculture production will have to expand 70% by 2050 to meet global demand, requiring an annual net investment in developing countries of over US$83 billion.

In addition to growing concerns over food security, which is a fundamental driver for investment in the sector, farmland is an attractive long-term investment as it provides an opportunity to hedge against inflation and is negatively correlated to stock markets. read more

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Land registration, credit and agricultural investment in Africa

Author(s): Daniel Domeher, (School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK), Raymond Abdulai, (School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK) read more

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