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Ag Industry Brief: New Fund for Coops in Developing Countries, Target Buys Shipt, Soylent CEO is Out, more

A new fund will address the credit gap in the agriculture industry by raising capital from institutional investors and lending to agricultural aggregators like cooperatives, traders, and processors in developing countries and more in our weekly brief.

UAE’s Produce Import Ban Shines Light on Food Security Dilemma and Indoor Ag Opportunity

It’s perhaps not news that the Middle East is in a precarious position when it comes to food security. One of the hottest, driest, and most inhospitable climates on Earth, the region’s agriculture industries are unable to feed their populations so the countries import the vast majority of their food, leaving them at the mercy of foreign governments.