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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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15 August 2019

Xiaozhong Li, China Agricultural University: China promotes large farm development to improve agricultural productivity

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Characterized by presence of state-owned and family farms, the structure of agricultural production in China is currently undergoing substantial transformation. In 2013, a family farm was officially recognized as a new type of agricultural production in the No. 1 Central Document of Chinese government. The term ‘family farm’ refers in today’s China...

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19 August 2019

Eurodon’s relaunch estimated at $ 120 million.

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Eurodon, Russia’s former second largest turkey producer is in search for investors. The company has recently failed to fulfil its financial obligations and is currently under control of Vneshekonombank. The cost of relaunch of Eurodon’s production capacities is estimated at $ 120 million. Suspension of Eurodon’s operations has reportedly resulted...

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19 August 2019

Astarta: revenue up 30%

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Astarta, a Ukraine-based agroholding and leading sugar producer operating 250,000 hectares of farmland, reported consolidated revenue of $ 253 million in the first half of 2019, a 30% increase as compared to the same period in 2018. The share of exports in revenue rose from 52% in the first half of 2018 up to 62% in the first half of 2019. EBITDA...

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16 August 2019

KSG Agro: net profit up 4.6 times

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KSG Agro, a Ukraine-based agroholding, reports a net profit of $ 5.5 million in the first half of 2019, a 4.6 times increase as compared to 2018. Operation profit rose 16% to $ 1.34 million, while gross profit increased 4.5 times to $ 5.48 million. Since late 2018, KSG Agro has managed to reduce its debt burden from $ 44,3 million to $ 31,8...

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15 August 2019

Nibulon to build grain elevator

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Nibulon, a Ukraine-based agroholding operating 82,500 hectares of farmland, has started the construction of a grain elevator in the Vinnytsia region. The facility with one-time storage capacity of 4,000 tonnes is designed to store and transship grain crops to the rail transport. The annual capacity of the elevator is expected to reach 33,500 tonnes...

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