• How Egypt’s water feeds the Gulf
    • Mada Masr
    • 16 May 2019

    Gulf agribusiness companies found their panacea in Egypt, which is prioritizing investment in large-scale, modernized farming to export crops over pursuing strategic crop cultivation and traditional farming methods in the Nile Valley and Delta.

  • Saudi Al Rajhi Co. to pump $135mn in Egypt's Toshka until 2020
    • Amwal Alghad
    • 09 April 2016

    Saudi-based Al Rajhi International for Investment company targets injecting 1.2 billion Egyptian pounds (US$135 million) to reclaim 75,000 feddans in Egypt's Toshka project until 2020.

  • Roundtable on International Responsible Agricultural Investment held in Riyadh
    • Agroberichten Buitenland
    • 05 Mar 2015

    In January 2015, the Dutch embassy in Riyadh hosted a meeting with GCC investors and officials to discuss how to work together on land-based ag investments in Africa in order to achieve GCC food security.

  • Mauritania secures $34m agric loan from Riyadh
    • APA
    • 01 December 2014

    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.

  • Accaparement des terres agricoles : Un mal qui s’installe Mauritanie
    • L'Authentique
    • 06 February 2014

    L’attribution par Conseil des ministres d’une superficie de 31.000 ha des terres agricoles de la Vallée à la firme saoudienne Al Rajihi, soulève ces jours-ci la colère des populations locales et la vive réaction de l’élite nationale.

  • Mauritanie : accaparement des terres arables du Fouta
    • Financial Afrik
    • 03 February 2014

    77 représentants de communautés villageoises du département de Boghé contestent une concession rurale attribuant 31.000 ha à la société saoudienne Al Rajihi, dans une correspondance adressée au président Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

  • Mauritanians want land leased to Saudi society cancelled
    • PANA
    • 02 February 2014

    Mauritanians living in Boghe, 300km south-west of Nouakchott, have asked their government to cancel a 31,000 ha rural land concession granted to a Saudi society, Al-Rajihi.

  • Arabs invest $850m in Mauritania projects
    • AFP
    • 28 January 2014

    The investments, equivalent to almost a fifth of the size of the economy, will pump cash into fisheries, agriculture, livestock, health and roads while funding imports from Arab countries to the tune of $145 million.

  • BMI: Saudi Arabia Agribusiness Report (Apr-13)
    • Zawya
    • 07 May 2013

    A consortium of Saudi groups - comprising dairy giant Almarai, grain importer Al Rajhi and Salic, the agriculture arm of the country's sovereign wealth fund - agreed to pay US $92mn to acquire Continental Farmers Group located in northern Poland and western Ukraine

  • Saudi extends foreign land spree with CFG takeover
    • Agrimoney
    • 28 Mar 2013

    A consortium of Saudi groups - comprising dairy giant Almarai, grain importer Al Rajhi and Salic, the agriculture arm of the country's Public Investment Fund sovereign wealth fund – buys Continental Farmers Group, which has large farming operations in Poland and the Ukraine.

  • Government of Mauritania and Al-Rajhi sign MOU to transform the food security roadmap in the muslim world and collaborate on $1bn investments
    • NAQUA
    • 02 February 2013

    This agreement comes in line with King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz’s initiative to encourage agricultural investments abroad and the council’s ongoing efforts to develop and expand the field of agriculture.

  • Ukraine foreign minister calls for more Saudi investments
    • Arab News
    • 01 January 2012

    Konstantin Grishchenko met with Saudi businessman Suleiman Al-Rajhi to explain his government's efforts to attract foreign investment by softening regulations, adding that it helps foreigners to own land in Ukraine.

  • Send a letter calling on the financial backers of Agilis Partners to stop the land grabs and human rights violations against the Kiryandongo community in Uganda
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