• UN sees rise in land grab for food security
    • Financial Times
    • 17 September 2009

    Unctad’s World Investment Report is the first detailed analysis of FDI flows behind the so-called farmland grab trend, in which countries such as Saudi Arabia or South Korea invest in overseas plots.

  • Oman - A pat for the private sector
    • Times of Oman
    • 14 September 2009

    Oman has decided to appoint a specialist company to prepare the Sultanate's national strategy for food security.

  • Overseas farming: New colonialism or new capitalism?
    • Oman Economic Review
    • 18 July 2009

    While Oman has yet to indicate it will follow the course, it is in this make-or-break moment for a new, more stable capitalist system that the Gulf – and perhaps Oman in the future – are forging a rather novel form of global venture, that is, government-funded offshore farming.

  • Tackling inflation, food insecurity are key challenges: Maqbool
    • Oman Daily Observer
    • 01 June 2009

    Oman has sought the assistance of the specialised UN agency, UNCTAD, in conducting a study on food security.

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