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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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13 January 2021

German farmland: good investment or consolidation tool?

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Today, German agriculture is generally represented by two different agricultural production systems with small-scale family farms prevailing in the West and large-scale corporate farms dominating the agricultural and farmland markets in the East of the country. What drivers influenced the structural development of agriculture in Germany in the past...

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01 March 2021

LAR to double chicken meat production

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LAR, Brazil’s large-scale agricultural cooperative, wants to double chicken meat production by reaching daily slaughter capacity of 1.1 million birds until 2024. For this purpose, the cooperative plans to invest $370.5 million, attracting both its own funds and the funds from associated producers. The investment will be used to construct new...

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01 March 2021

Poultry farms of Agromars to be sold

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Five poultry farms owned by Ukrainian agroholding Agromars in the Kyiv region are set for an auction. Earlier this year, Agromars reported to have suspended production on its poultry farms. The key reason behind this decision were the company’s losses due to rising prices for compound feedstuffs. The auction will take place in March 2021. Agromars...

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26 February 2021

Kernel to get $80 million loan from EBRD

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Kernel, one of Ukraine’s largest agroholdings and the world’s leading producer of sunflower oil, will receive an $80 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). This decision has been approved by EBRD to support the company during COVID-19 pandemic. Kernel will invest the funds in procurement, storage,...

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26 February 2021

Goodvalley Ukraine Global G.A.P. certified

Goodvalley Ukraine, a Ukraine-based subsidiary of the Danish agroholding Goodvalley with operations in Ukraine, Poland and Russia, has successfully passed the Global G.A.P audit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certification process took place online. As a result of the successful audit, all enterprises operated by Goodvalley Ukraine have confirmed...

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