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The International Competence Center on Large Scale Agriculture (LaScalA) brings together a network of international experts in the field of large farm management. Our major focus is on research into economic, organizational and ethical aspects of large scale farming activities as well as into institutional frameworks that enable the development of large agricultural enterprises. LaScalA project flyer is available here for download.

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29 July 2020

Ukraine: 9 largest agroholdings founded over last decade

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Today, about 30% of Ukraine’s farmland is under control of large-scale farming structures known as agroholdings. The process of farmland consolidation typical of several transition countries started in Ukraine in early 2000s. Nevertheless, new agroholdings continued to emerge and develop in 2010s. A recent ranking prepared by Latifundist.com lists...

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04 August 2020

Agrocomplex: revenue up 24% in H1 2020

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Agrocomplex, one of Russia’s leading raw milk producers, reported on its financial results in the first half of 2020. In H1 2020, the company increased its revenue 24% to $702.6 million, as compared to H1 2019. Gross profit grew 52% to $81.5 million while net profit reached $8.2 million. 

Also, Agrocomplex produced 162,500 tonnes of raw milk in H1...

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04 August 2020

Damate to launch new breeding projects

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Damate, the largest producer of turkey meat in Russia, wants to build a turkey breeding reproducer and a sheep breeding farm in the Tyumen region. 

The poultry farm will consist of 10 breeding sites and maintain up to 137,500 birds. The annual production capacity of the farm is expected to reach 12 million eggs. The sheep breeding complex is...

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27 July 2020

Trust Bank to sell Belaya Ptica

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Trust Bank, Russia’s fund of non-core and troubled assets of weak banks, plans to sell the production capacities of a bankrupt agroholding Belaya Ptica, which used to control 5% of Russian poultry market. In particular, the assets for sale include the poultry farms of Belaya Ptica Rostov and Belaya Ptica Belgorod with annual production capacity of...

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27 July 2020

Nibulon exported 5 million tonnes of crops in FY 2019/2020

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Nibulon, one of Ukraine’s largest agroholdings, exported 4.9 million tonnes of grains and oilseeds in FY 2019/2020. The prevailing crops in the company’s exports portfolio were wheat (41.4% of the total), corn (34.6%), and barley (13.6%). Indonesia remained the main export destination for Nibulon in FY 2019/2020, followed by Egypt, Bangladesh, and...

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