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30 Mar 2015MENAFN
Almarai announces new investments, studies acquisition
Almarai said to be among Saudi companies that plan to expand their business in Egypt, along with food oil firm Saffola and Jannat Agriculture Investment Company.
30 Mar 2015Egypt Daily News
Egypt’s farmland offers minimal incentives to Arab investors
Economist of CI Capital says farming sector requires “more corporatisation”, as the majority of the country’s arable areas of land, largely extending along the river Nile, are family-owned.
13 Mar 2015Amwal Alghad
Sudan plans Investments in Egypt's Agriculture Sector
Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir clarified that Sudan has the land and water and Egypt has the human resources and expertise while gulf countries can provide financing.
11 Dec 2014Ecofin
Japan Solutions Food lance une usine de transformation de fruits en Egypte
JSF créera également de nouvelles unités de production horticole pour exportation vers le marché japonais
09 Dec 2014Ecofin
Egypte : deux compagnies émiraties s’associent au gouvernement pour produire du blé dans les régions désertiques
Al Dahra et Jenaan travaillent avec le gouvernement égyptien à la création d’une joint-venture destinée à produire du blé dans des régions désertiques en Egypte.
09 Dec 2014Radio Dabanga
Sudan allocates 100,000 acres to Egyptian farmers
The Sudanese Minister of Investment, Dr Mustafa Osman Ismail, told reporters in Khartoum on Sunday that farmlands have been reserved for interested Egyptian farmers at a rate of 10 acres (4 ha) each.
08 Dec 2014APA
Le Soudan affecte plus de 40.000 hectares de terres agricoles à l'Egypte
Le Soudan a accepté d’allouer près de 40.568 hectares de terres arables à l’Egypte pour que ce dernier pays puisse y faire des investissements dans l’agriculture, a confirmé lundi un officiel gouvernemental soudanais
27 Oct 2014Reuters
UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka
UAE-based Al Dahra Agriculture aims to pump water from the country's Aswan High Dam reservoir and deliver it via a 50-kilometre canal to 100,000 acres of reclaimed farmland 60 km from the border with Sudan.
01 Oct 2014Amwal Alghad
UAE-Al Dahra to Egypt's Mahlab 'We pumped EGP750mn in Toshka Project'
Egyptian PM Ibrahim Mahlab met with UAE Minister of State Ahmed Al Jaber and officials of Al Dahra Agriculture to assure them that the Egyptian government is removing obstacles to the company's projects in Toshka.
22 Jun 2014Reuters
Saudi’s Almarai, Pepsico to invest at least $345m in Egypt
Investment plans include a new dairy farm of 5,000 cows and eventually another farm of 20,000 cows that will be the biggest in Egypt.
24 Apr 2014Green Prophet
Arab investors and land grabbers wanted by Egypt
Egypt plans to lease 25,000 hectares of agricultural land to Arab investors.
22 Apr 2014Orient 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.

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