AGRO FUND ONE
Investing in Sustainability and Regeneration
AGRO FUND ONE
Investing in Sustainability and Regeneration
Agro Fund One, Limited is an agricultural investment fund targeting the agricultural sector in North, Central and South America. The Fund’s primary focus is on generating competitive risk-adjusted returns while ensuring benefits to all stakeholders across the ecosystems in which we operate.
Agro Fund One’s mandate is to grow investor wealth by converting conventional commercial farmland to regenerative as well as developing sustainable indoor farming operations in regions of the world affected by climate change.
Between Eastern European offices in Georgia and Ukraine, a trading office scheduled to open mid-2021 in Switzerland, our banking center in Hong Kong, field operations spread over 5 continents, our key Horn of Africa strategy, and our Midwestern headquarters in the United States, we have built our fund on a truly global reach.
Fresh produce grown in the desert
Oasis complex of indoor farms producing year round fresh produce grown in the desert utilizing practical, sustainable and affordable design that can be replicated at scale. The fresh produce will be marketed locally and for export through both the shipping port and inland to support the cities of Africa, the fastest growing population in the world.
Aero Fleet One
Precision aero application
As a licensee of an advanced heavy payload, a fixed wing technology from Europe, we work with customers throughout North and South America to develop the first UAV fleet capable of commercial scale aerial application services. Based in North Dakota our company currently focuses on fleet development, marketing and the development of a logistical and operations team.
Blue Heron Farms
Wide variety of crops and specialty foods
Actively managing an 1800 hectare farm on behalf of a Georgian institutional client since 2012. We also co-own a large specialty row crop machinery portfolio that is lease through a revenue share model on specialty crops in the region. Our work in Georgia once included the active management of one of the region’s largest bee apiary enterprises.
Site management in Colorado - USA
Agro Fund One has the opportunity to develop indoor grow facilities on two sites one with rail access and both with water and solar capabilities.
Site management in Minnesota - USA
Agro Fund One has the opportunity to develop indoor grow facilities in two sites that are powered by renewable solar energy.
Do you have a project in mind?
We are open to proposals!
Guilherme is a Brazilian Environmental Engineer passionate about sustainable development. He is committed to ensure the sustainability impact of our international investments so that they genuinely benefit local communities while ensuring profitability for investors.
With the support of a market-leading research team and hands-on management of direct investments, Mark travels the world exploring new opportunities and working to develop quality relationships on behalf of the Agro Fund One and for our stakeholders.
European Project Analyst
Having an innovative approach and background in IT & business development Maria is a believer in Artificial Intelligence, IoT & Robotics. She is bringing her experience and expertise with the aim to find new European technologies and solutions with the potential for application in Latin America and the US to support Sustainable and Precision agriculture.
South American Project Analyst
Dionas is an Agronomist from Brazil. He has experience in agricultural development focussed on continuous improvement and innovation. Dionas’ mission is to raise the level of food production in underdeveloped countries in a sustainable and regenerative way.
December 9, 2020
Agro Fund One to develop regenerative agroforestry model farm in Brazil
Fazenda Jacob is a vanguard agricultural project in Brazil aiming to establish and advance regenerative practices among local farmers. The model farm will become a cornerstone for educating and transforming the local agricultural community. This example will demonstrate the positive effects of applying regenerative farming techniques, and spread knowledge about the process through ongoing educational efforts, such as workshops and an internship program for local farmers and students…
November 3, 2020
Agro Fund One supports development of visionary project in Isle, Mille Lacs, Minnesota
Agro Fund One is actively supporting a development in the city of Isle, Minnesota, with the goal of building an integrative urban housing and rooftop garden project. Part of the development focusses on creating a sustainable rooftop garden on an existing structure which will be used for both recreation and indoor farming. The project will likely also repurpose an adjacent commercial building to provide modern housing for local residents. Isle is a vibrant lakefront community in Mille Lacs county, Minnesota, featuring year-round recreation and activities to its visitors from around the country.
June 30, 2020
Agro Fund One expresses interest in co-developing the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm in Minneapolis, MN
Agro Fund One’s Chairman Mark M. Erjavec submitted a letter of intent to the East Phillips Neighborhood Institute, indicating the intention to participate in the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm Project as a private investor. Agro Fund One’s plan is to develop a 60,000 square feet indoor hydroponic operation to grow microgreens and therefore generate near 50 direct jobs.
Read the full letter of intent here.
March 31, 2020
Narrowing plans seen as beneficial now for Aero Fleet One
Several Aero Fleet One executives visited the region last month. Above, board member Mark Erjavec and Donald Nelson flank Tina Zaryuta, a statistician joining the company. Two years ago the Tioga Fund loaned a drone company $30,000 with the expectation the company would base its North American operations in the area.
December 9, 2019
How Minnesota firms ended up as leaders of an East African country's redevelopment efforts
Because of its arid conditions, Djibouti is mostly dependent on imports for food. The agricultural village is seen as a way to make the country more self-sufficient, Robleh said. The project is being led by entrepreneur Mark Erjavec of agricultural investment fund Agro Fund One.
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