Making investment decisions has never been an easy feat. This is true now more than ever with the complex, fascinating, and often confusing dynamic of the current global economic environment.
Increased market volatility has led to reduced investor interest in more traditional equities in favour of alternative investment options. And what could be more productive than farmland? We all need food to survive, and virtually all food originates from a farm.
More than 1 billion people are starving today. Food production will have to increase by more than 50% just to provide for the basic needs of the global population predicted for 2050. This will place significant demands on the farming sector and agricultural prices are anticipated to rise significantly over the coming decades.
Emerging markets are developing at an extraordinary pace. This is clearly a positive step in terms of well-being, but does not come without consequences, like an increase in higher quality food.Read More
When investing in agriculture, there is solid potential for healthy returns from various sources. Increases in the price of farmland have been steady over recent years.Read More
In weighing out where and how to invest in agriculture. Consider the political situation in any given country and how specific property laws may restrict investment.Read More
In 2007, the Bulgarian government launched a five-year, €3.2 billion modernisation and development program, aimed at strengthening the agricultural sector.Read More