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Kilter Rural signs on to global Sustainable Markets Initiative

Media Release Wednesday November 3, 2021 Kilter Rural signs on to global Sustainable Markets Initiative Major Australian natural capital investment company Kilter Rural has signed on to the international “Sustainable Markets initiative” (SMI) an alliance championed by the HRH The Prince of Wales that seeks to harness finance and investment markets to direct capital to […]


by Kilter Rural • November 3, 2021
Climate General Impact Investment

Kilter’s in Support of COP26 Glasgow

This week marks the start of COP26 in Glasgow. The summit is the 26th conference of parties under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the first major international climate change conference since the Paris agreement in 2015. At the conference, all attending nations are expected to sign up to stronger […]


by Kilter Rural • November 3, 2021
Farmland Investment Investment

Where to find inflation protection

This week sees the release of the September quarters CPI figures. If recent inflation trends in other countries are any sort of guide, then you can expect a big jump is ahead for Australian consumers. Australia’s inflation rate has risen from 1.1% in Q1 2021 to the current rate of 3.8% in Q2 2021. We […]


by Kilter Rural • October 26, 2021
Climate Farmland Investment General Water Investment

Water availability + market conditions

The major storages of the sMDB are currently filled to 87% of their capacity and still filling. Hume Dam itself is near capacity, and managed releases are occurring to satisfy downstream entitlement holders but also to provide capacity to limit potential flooding events over coming months. The BoM has also recently issued a La Nina […]


by Kilter Rural • October 26, 2021
Climate Impact Media

Kilter Rural signs on to “Together We Can”

Friday October 22, 2021 Kilter Rural signs on to “Together We Can” On the eve of COP26 in Glasgow, major Australian agricultural company Kilter Rural has signed on to the growing “Together We Can” campaign, an alliance of Australian business, health, indigenous, environmental and civil society organisations pushing for more action to be taken nationally […]


by Kilter Rural • October 22, 2021
Farmland Investment General Investment Water Investment

Leading the way with environmental watering

After recording the hottest 3-year period on record, the ecosystems of the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB) were in desperate need of reprieve. The drought-breaking rainfalls which have occurred in 2020 and 2021 are helping kickstart the recovery of essential wetlands, floodplains, and freshwater-dependent threatened species. In addition, heavy rainfall during the end of last year […]


by Kilter Rural • October 19, 2021
General

Water: a good news story for agriculture, the environment and rural communities

The 2022 water year is turning into a terrific good news story for agriculture, the environment and rural communities across the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB). The sMDB spans an area roughly the size of Germany and is one of Australia’s most important agricultural regions, generating annual irrigated agricultural production in excess of $6 billion across […]


by Kilter Rural • October 19, 2021
Farmland Investment General Investment Water Investment

Agricultural sectors heading for a bumper season

Australia’s Agricultural production is forecast to reach a record $73.0 Billion in 2021-22. The sector looks to eclipse the $70 billion mark for the first time, capitalising on favourable growing conditions coupled with record prices across many commodities, as shown in Figure 1.  The Murray Darling Basin contributes about 40% of Australia’s agricultural production and […]


by Kilter Rural • October 19, 2021