Whether for profit or social motives - and often both - an increasing number of investors are targeting opportunities in African agriculture. At the same time innovative approaches for deploying aid to support farming businesses linked to smallholders are emerging. This blog provides a snapshot of who is doing what, where and how.

6 December 2009

Pharos launches $350m private equity agri fund

Pharos Financial Advisors, a specialist investment manager authorised and regulated by Dubai Financial Services Authority, has set up a $350 million private equity fund focused on acquiring and operating farmland in East Europe, Eurasia and Africa. Alibaba.com link