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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahé, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On May 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Seychelles. 1
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AfDB Concludes First Pan-African Training for Regulators of Derivatives and Commodities Exchanges

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire /African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) on May 10, 2013 concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges. The training workshop was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Rabobank Report: Structural Changes In Global Urea Market

Capacity Expansions Drive Shift to Buyer’s Market read more

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AGRIBUSINESS’ POTENTIAL IS CENTRAL ROLE TO AFRICA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

VOLATILTY TO CONTINUE IN 2013 BUT AFRICAN AGRIBUSINESS SET TO TAKE THE STAGE

China Oilseed Processing Report Provides Exclusive Insight Into Growth and Investment Potential in the Sector Over Next Decade; Report Now Available

Complete in-depth report on China oilseed processing sector now available for purchase. Danvers, MA, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– The just-released, in-depth report entitled Bringing Transparency to the Chinese Oilseed Processing Sector is now available for sale through Global AgInvestingSM Research & Insight (http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ResearchInsights/detail?contentid=2517). 

The in-depth insider report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market dynamics driving growth in the Chinese oilseed processing industry over the next decade including: read more

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March, 2013 – Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today. read more

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today. read more

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Trending: Smallholders and investors to work together for better technologies and best practices

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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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