Covid-19 Investor Update Part 2: The Impact To Our Colombia Agriculture Investments

A few days ago, we published Part 1 of our Covid-19 Investor Update, focusing on our Pineapple Farm in Panama.  In Part 2 here, we are looking at multiple Agricultural investments in Colombia. Our Part 3 update will be a focus on our Multifamily investments in the US.

Let’s jump in and understand what happened to our investments in Colombia over the last month.

Our Teak Sawmill Investment in Monteria, Colombia

Colombia's Covid-19 shut-down started on Monday March 15th when the government blocked entry to the country for all foreigners and closed the schools, quickly followed the following week by a 19-day quarantine which finished on April 13th.  On Monday March 23rd, the government also suspended international flights for 30 days, presumably after all citizens and residents had returned home. As part of Colombia’s nationwide restrictions, pet owners were authorized to take animals outside for 20 minutes and one person per family could leave to purchase...

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Why did we invest in a Coconut Farm?

 

10 years ago, if you’d have told us that we'd have more than 25% of our wealth in organic farmland and agriculture investments today, we’d have called you crazy! 

But here we are and we sleep well at night knowing that even when the stock market corrects, people are still gonna eat, drink, and use products made from coconuts! 

Where is your wealth invested? If you have pension, IRA or cash invested in the stock market today and want to learn about protecting and growing that wealth using Agriculture, please comment below 

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