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09 Apr 2014World News
Egypt eyes more Gulf investment on back of agricultural deal
Egypt plans to lease 25,200 hectares of agricultural land this year to a firm affiliated with an Arab investment body, its agriculture minister said,
08 Jan 2014Jeune Afrique
Accaparement des terres : les pays du Golfe reculent
Face aux difficultés enregistrées en Afrique, les pays du Golfe réorientent leur stratégie d’investissement agricole vers des territoires moins risqués, notamment les États-Unis et l'Europe de l'Est.
30 Dec 2013Reuters
Gulf states seek food security in Europe, US after African problems
The desert states of the Gulf are changing tack in their multi-billion dollar search for food security.
12 Dec 2013Pambazuka
South-South land grabbing: what the case of Egypt and its southern neighbours reveals
Emerging regional powers’ in the South have produced powerful finance capitalists such as the Egyptian firm, Citadel Capital. Allied with global governance institutions, such firms represent greater control over vital resources and distribution routes for private wealth accumulation
25 Nov 2013Reuters
Jenaan changes Egypt strategy to wheat for local market
Jenaan, which has agricultural investments from Spain to Ethiopia, said it changed its policy in part because it had been losing money in Egypt and in part due to advice from the government of Abu Dhabi.
03 Jun 2013ABC
¿A quién pertenece el agua en África?
Mientras que el 40% de la población subsahariana no dispone de acceso al agua potable, los inversores internacionales hacen negocio acaparando los territorios por donde transita.
14 May 2013Afrik
L’accaparement du Nil, un scénario qui inquiète l’Egypte
L’Egypte voit la ruée étrangère vers les terres agricoles en Afrique comme une menace pour ses ressources en eau.
09 Apr 2013Global Post
Egypt aims to become self-sufficient in sunflower oil by using farmland provided by neighboring Sudan
Private Egyptian investors to plant sunflower on 210,000ha of land earmarked for joint agricultural projects under a deal reached by President Mohamed Mursi and President Hassan Omar al-Bashir.
15 Jan 2013IRIN
Briefing: Transformer les déserts égyptiens en terrains agricoles
Une délégation du ministère de l’Agriculture de l'Egypte se prépare à se rendre au Soudan cette année pour examiner la possibilité de cultiver du blé sur un total de 470 000 hectares de terres soudanaises.
10 Jan 2013IRIN
Egypt: Turning deserts into fields
A delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture is preparing to visit Sudan later this year to examine the possibility of growing wheat on as many as 470,000 hectares of Sudanese land.
23 Sep 2012SIS
Qandil: Egypt-Qatar cooperation for boosting agricultural investments
Egypt's Prime Minister received Sheikh Nasser bin Mohamed Al Hageri, the head of the Qatari Hassad Foodstuff Company who is currently visiting Egypt to explore agricultural investments.
14 Jun 2012Egyptian Gazette
Egyptian model farm in Ethiopia
An Egyptian model farm is to be created in Ethiopia on an area of some 500 feddans [210 ha] with the potential for expansion in the regional state of Afar some 600 kilometres north of Addis Ababa.

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