Saudi private $533 mln agri-business firm eyes 2010 start
    A group of private Saudi investors said they plan to start a company with $533.3 million capital that will invest in farm projects mainly abroad. First projects may be with Ghana, Turkey and Kazakhstan.
    • Reuters
    • 09 September 2009
    Wikileaks: Food security, agriculture getting spotlight in the Kingdom
    "Saudi Arabia is increasingly looking for agriculture investment opportunities abroad, mostly in Africa," reports the US mission in Riyadh in May 2009
    • Wikileaks
    • 27 May 2009
    Saudi Arabia - Plan to ensure food security on right path
    The issue of land ownership in Africa is very sacred and foreign investors need to be aware of the local sensitivities.
    • MENAFN
    • 23 April 2009
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    • Land Gazette
    • 14 April 2009
    SR3b bid for food security
    The Saudi Cabinet on Monday approved establishing a SR3 billion agricultural investments company that will partner the Saudi private sector in the quest to achieve food security in the Kingdom.
    • Saudi Press Agency
    • 14 April 2009
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