Cape Town, South Africa’s second-biggest city, might soon have to turn off the taps. What went wrong? And is this a sign of things to come for other cities?
Palm oil recently hit a five-year low, but the Chinese demand could see prices pick up.
As a formidable bull market engulfs agricultural land, firms supplying farm equipment, seeds and sprays are set to soar. Jonathan Compton tips the best stocks to profit.
Rain has returned to Brazil following an unseasonally dry start to the year. That can mean only one thing for the price of sugar.
Cocoa supplies have struggled to keep pace with the growing demand for high-quality chocolate in emerging markets.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.
A drought in Brazil has sent the price of high-quality coffee soaring so far this year.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the major asset classes.
A squeeze on the supply of cocoa has sent prices soaring.
Technological advances are transforming our farms. Matthew Partridge looks into the agricultural sector, and picks six stocks set to profit from the future of farming.
Palm oil is a controversial industry. But for long-term investors, now looks like a good time to buy in. Lars Henriksson explains why, and picks seven stocks to consider.
A poor harvest has triggered a shortage of onions in India. Prices are almost seven times higher than in 2004.
Cocoa prices have jumped by around 25% since March, and there is scope for further gains.
Nervous investors have backed away from Latin America’s agriculture sector after food prices fell. But the sell-off is a great opportunity to buy in, says James McKeigue. Here, he picks the best way.
Prices of agricultural produce have continued to slide, with little hope of a recovery any time soon.
The world needs more and more water, but the ready supply is drying up. Investors can profit as governments act, says James McKeigue. Here, he tips the best shares to buy now.