Saudi Arabia
01 Dec 2014 APA
Mauritania secures $34m agric loan from Riyadh
The loan will be used to develop 3,500 hectares of land in the eastern basin of the Rkiz plain (300 km south of Nouakchott), develop another 2,200 hectares and rehabilitate 1,000 hectares in the western basin of the same plain.
28 Oct 2014 Global AgInvesting
Saudi Arabia facing food security issues head on
Saudi Arabia's strategy is to encourage the Saudi private sector to invest abroad using their financial surpluses, their ‘ag’ experience and the modern production and irrigation technology they have.
11 Oct 2014 AIM
El abogado argentino que aparece en firmas ligadas a Lázaro Báez y en el negocio de la extranjerización de tierras
Sin actividad fiscal en la Argentina, este profesional del estudio Integritas Trust figura en los registros societarios de una multinacional saudí que se reunió con Cristina Kirchner y luego adquirió 12 mil hectáreas, 24 horas antes de que el Congreso de la Nación sancionara la Ley de Tierras.
02 Oct 2014 MEI
Agrarian mirage: Gulf foreign direct investment in Pakistan’s agricultural sector
How did such a promising idea (which appeared to offer a textbook example of a win-win situation) fail?
26 Aug 2014 Arab News
Saudi investments in Sudan poised to exceed SR48.7bn
Khartoum Region will capture 30 percent of the $13 billion in Saudi investments, which are primarily focused on agriculture and mining says a senior official at the Sudanese Higher Council of Investment.
08 Jul 2014 Saudi Gazette
Saudi Agriculture '14 gains global interest on food sustainability
Riyadh trade show will bring together participants from over 40 countries to facilitate business partnerships as part of Saudi Arabia's drive to encourage businesses to invest in farming operations abroad.
22 Apr 2014 Orient XXI
Égypte, le retour du rêve fou d’un vieux pharaon
Le projet de Tochka était censé régler les problèmes démographiques et agricoles de l’Égypte. En 2008, plus de 30 000 ha ont été attribués à une compagnie saoudienne. Fin 2013, une compagnie émiratie y annonçait l’achat de 40 000 ha.
18 Apr 2014 ANSAmed
Saudi minister against 'land grabbing'
Saudi Arabia condemns land grabbing and has no such enterprise, Saudi Agriculture Minister Fahd Bin Abdulrahman Bin Sulaiman Balghunaim has told ANSAmed.
15 Apr 2014 Arab News
Saudi firm moves toward 100% use of imported animal feeds 
Almarai has recently received the first shipment of feed estimated at 39 thousand tons coming from farms owned by the company in Argentina.
08 Apr 2014 Alakhbar
Mauritanie: "l’Etat ne brade les terres agricoles" (Président)
Le président mauritanien a démenti avoir bradé les terres agricoles de la Vallée dans le Sud du pays à des étrangers.
18 Mar 2014 food-navigator
Saudi must look east for grains
Saudi food firms have invested in Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Egypt, but their respective political situations have forced investors to look for alternatives, with Pakistan and Australia looking to be a good fit.
11 Mar 2014 Arab News
Almarai acquires huge farmland in Arizona
Saudi dairy company Almarai completed the purchase of 9,834 acres of farmland in Arizona, US, as part of its efforts to secure a supply of alfalfa hay from outside the Kingdom to support its dairy business.

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