CITIC and Longping High-Tech Agriculture Complete Acquisition of Dow’s Brazilian Corn Seed Assets

Citic Agri Fund has completed its $1.1 billion acquisition of some of Dow Chemical Co.’s Brazil agriculture assets, a move that has netted the company a significant chunk of the country’s huge agricultural sector…Full Article: Caixin Dec 2017 Key Point As a result of the acquisition, Citic Agri Fund now owns four Dow AgroSciences’ corn

Chinese Agriculture Specialists Train Farmers in Benin

Chinese farming experts have started here a 10-day training program for Benin’s gardeners, farmers, poultry producers and technical supervision officials. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce, the pilot center for Chinese farming techniques in Benin and Benin’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishery are joint organizers of the training program…Full Article: Xinhua Aug 2017 Key Point