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Mar 24, 2016 - from Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Rice farmers in Sheikhupura were educated on latest techniques of cultivation in a bid to increase per-acre yield...

Mar 19, 2016 - from International Rice Research Institute - Rice Today

A program for improving Pakistan’s basmati rice for the export market is a shining example of how the private and public sectors...

Feb 4, 2016 - from ENTERPENEUR

Serial entrepreneur Aamer Sarfraz knows that raising money to launch or grow your business is painful. He says he has....

Dec 2, 2015 - from WOLFSON COLLEGE

The annual lecture, made possible by the generous support of Mr Aamer Sarfraz, was entitled ‘U.S. - Pakistan relations....

Nov 25, 2015 - from BUSINESS INSIDER

Tim Draper, one of the world's most prominent venture capital investors, has launched a new investment company in London....

Nov 25, 2015 - from THE PE HUBNETWORK

Draper Oakwood Royalty Capital said Tuesday it has launched and will seek to invest in growth companies in exchange for a share....

Nov 25, 2015 - from Yahoo Finance

A new investment company has been formed in the UK to provide businesses with an alternative form of growth capital. Draper....

Oct 26, 2015 - from PRNewswire

Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform, (SRP), a global alliance of agricultural research institutions, agri-food...

Sept 14, 2015 - from Tribune

While it is too early to paint a complete picture of what is happening in Pakistan’s agricultural sector, one thing is for sure: the...

July 06, 2015 - from Dawn

By the end of this year, USAID and private companies Abraaj Group, JS Bank, and Indus Basin Holdings will launch three funds...

Mar 14, 2015 - from Altus Times

It was announced in November 2014 that Altus had been selected by United Guar, LLC., a guar gum manufacturer, as the location...

Nov 11, 2014 - from Food Business News

HOUSTON — Guar gum mostly is grown in India and Pakistan, but potential for domestic production should receive a boost next year...

Nov 07, 2014 - from Reuters

(Reuters) - Unfazed by slumping oil prices and battering in the stock market, firms that supply sand and guar gum for shale oil and gas companies are not ready ye...

Nov 05, 2014 - from Altus Times

Altus was selected by United Guar, LLC., a guar gum manufacturer, as the location to build their first US guar refinery. The Altus City Council approved...

Jan 10th, 2014 from The Express Tribune

KARACHI: Indian and Pakistani farmers growing a lesser-known crop called guar or cluster bean made a lot of money in 2012. A surge in global demand...

Mar 23, 2014 - from Tribune

KARACHI: Aamer Sarfaraz, the founder of Indus Basin Holdings, is witnessing how mobile phones are changing Pakistan’s agriculture....

Jan 23, 2013 - from The Deal

Indus Basin Holding Ltd. is investing in Pakistani agribusiness, using a hybrid model that combines elements of...

Nov 6, 2012 - from The Financial Times

In agriculture, social ventures capitalists such as Indus Basin Holdings are leading efforts to link groups of small-scale rice farmers to multinational companies...

Sep 19, 2012 - from The Business Recorder

Agribusiness has long been ignored as an asset class by institutional investors around the world. The risks associated with farming, the skill set required to understand agriculture, and the volatility of crop prices have kept investors away.

Jan 21, 2012 - from The Express Tribune with the International Herald Tribune

ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be a coup for the fledgling Pakistani private equity industry, Indus Basin Holdings has managed to get Britain’s former foreign secretary David Miliband on board as a senior adviser…

Oct 25, 2011 - from The Express Tribune with the International Herald Tribune

KARACHI: In the food business, there is one strategy that works better than most others: disintermediation, or in layman’s terms, cutting out the middleman...

Oct 24, 2011 - from The Express Tribune with the International Herald Tribune

KARACHI: The headlines may be screaming about violence and extremism but the smart money is betting, very quietly, on Pakistani agriculture...

Mar 16, 2011 - from International The News

KARACHI: Some of the leading venture capitalists and private equity funds have started investing in Pakistan’s agribusiness...

Jun 10, 2011 - from Dawn.Com

ISLAMABAD, Jan 10: A state-of-the-art plant capable of producing over 30,000 boxes of cereal per day has started production in Faisalabad...

Jun 10, 2011 - from Business Recorder Islamabad

One of the world’s most successful venture capitalists, Tim Draper, has invested in Agro ventures (Pvt) Ltd., a high-growth food and agribusiness company based in Islamabad...

Apr 29, 2010 - from The Wall Street Journal

Foreign investors have given war-wracked Pakistan a wide berth the past couple of years, but some Western money is starting to see opportunities in the lack of competition...