BlackRock Agriculture Fund

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BlackRock launched its Agriculture Fund in October 2007 as a major thematic play on the long-term cyclical upswing in the agriculture sector.

The fund, originally managed by the group's resources manager Graham Birch and now headed by lead members of the natural resources team Richard Davis and Desmond Cheung, is structured to maximise flexibility and invests across the spectrum of agriculture related assets, from soft commodity futures to equities and agricultural real estate.

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