• Corporate farming raises concern among local growers
    • The News
    • 28 January 2009

    Local farmers have protested against the government’s initiative to invite foreign investors in corporate farming, thus allowing them to take 100 per cent of the yield.

  • Saudi Gets First Rice Produced by Locals Abroad
    • Reuters
    • 27 January 2009

    Saudi Arabia, one of the world's biggest rice importers, has received the first batch of rice to be produced abroad by local investors, state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

  • Saudi Arabia Launches $5.3b Agricultural Fund
    • Media Line
    • 27 January 2009

    The Saudi Arabian cabinet on Monday decided to establish a $5.3-billion fund to support agricultural development by offering soft loans and necessary credit facilities, the Saudi daily newspaper Saudi Gazette reported.

  • Nograles, Saudi Agriculture minister eyes creation of Saudi-Phils. Special Zone for Peace and Devt.
    • Philippine HoR
    • 27 January 2009

    Speaker Nograles pushed for Saudi-Philippines partnership to develop some 26,000 ha of government property in Central Mindanao into a major agri-industrial production and processing complex.

  • King Abdullah Initiative for Saudi agricultural investment abroad
    • Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • 26 January 2009

    Planning these investments was carried out according to the following agricultural investment principles and criteria...

  • Saudi King’s commitment to help Mindanao secured
    • Business Mirror
    • 26 January 2009

    Speaker Prosopero Nograles expressed optimism that the Philippines will be able to provide the food requirements of the Kingdom through possible Saudi investments in Mindanao.

  • Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives Minister of Commerce and Industry
    • S.Arabia MoFA
    • 25 January 2009

    King Abdullah received today Saudi Arabia's Minister of Commerce and Industry accompanied by two Saudi businessmen Mohammad Hussein Al-Amoudi and Abdullah Hassan Al-Masri on the occasion of the arrival of the earliest produce of their rice to the Kingdom.

  • Al-Amoudi plans largest agro investment
    • Addis Fortune
    • 24 January 2009

    In the largest single agricultural investment, Ethiopia’s richest man Sheik Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi, joined the bio-fuel sector in a joint venture with Jemal Ahmed, one of the biggest edible and palm oil importers in the country.

  • Pakistan’s food insecurity
    • Daily times
    • 20 January 2009

    For the practical realisation of the goal of food sovereignty that has been eluding our nation since the time of independence, the importance of genuine agrarian reform and peasants’ rights cannot be underestimated.

  • East Africa-Middle East invest in farmland
    • Farming UK
    • 16 January 2009

    To lure investment dollars, the Sudan government has removed import duties on agricultural equipment being imported into the country.

  • Un Chinois à Dakar: M. Riping, roi du sésame
    • Le Nouvel Observateur
    • 23 December 2008

    Pour la République populaire, il est un héros du programme Go Abroad. Sa mission, hautement stratégique : investir les terres africaines pour y cultiver la petite graine magique

  • Insecurity drives farm purchases abroad
    • The Christian Science Monitor
    • 22 December 2008

    Land acquisitions abroad are the only viable response, Mohammed Raouf, program manager of environment research at the Gulf Research Center, and others say.

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