• Tillers seek probe of $300 M land lease deal with Bahrain
    • KMP
    • 03 February 2012

    The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) today called on the House of Representatives’ committees on agrarian reform and agriculture to conduct a probe and shoot down a $300-million land lease deal the government entered into with Bahrain.

  • Bahrain firm inks $50m Philippines farm deal
    • Manama
    • 19 January 2012

    Bahrain’s Nadir and Ibrahim Sons of Hassan Group has signed a $50 million agriculture investment deal with AMA Group Holdings to use public land to grow crops including sugar, rice and bananas.

  • $265m food fund for Bahrain is launched
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 03 November 2011

    The Finance Ministry and the National Bank of Bahrain have agreed to set up a $265.2m fund that will invest in companies and purchase land in overseas countries for captive production.

  • Hambre y especulación
    • CCS
    • 29 July 2011

    La escasez y el encarecimiento de los alimentos en el norte de África y en Oriente Próximo están agravando el hambre en el África subsahariana, donde han desembarcado los países árabes más ricos comprando tierras, a bajo precio, con el objetivo de cultivar lo necesario para dar de comer a sus propias poblaciones.

  • Water shortages threaten growth in Gulf states
    • Arabian Business
    • 18 May 2011

    Gulf states have opted to buy up large tracts of farmland in developing countries in a bid to safeguard their food supplies – a strategy that risks exporting their water shortages to other nations, analysts said.

  • Bridging Arab world's alarming food gap
    • Gulf News
    • 03 April 2011

    The UAE has purchased thousands of acres of arable land in Sudan to grow products for the home market, while Bahraini investors help meet demand in the kingdom from farmland bought in Thailand and the Philippines.

  • Gulf investors eye Philippines agro sector
    • Emirates 24/7
    • 05 Mar 2011

    Investors from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain are currently planning to inrease investment in the agriculture sector of the Philippines as part of their government’s food security programmes.

  • Tanjung Manis eyes investments worth RM650 million from Mideast
    • Bernama
    • 02 February 2011

    MOU signed with Perigon Advisory to launch a RM3 billion agribusiness fund to promote food security in the OIC and generate returns for its investors.

  • Argentina eyes GCC investments in food
    • Arab News
    • 06 January 2011

    ”Argentina will welcome investment from Bahrain in its agricultural sector so it can guarantee its own food security,” Ignacio Rossi Sammartino, of the Commercial Section at the Argentine Embassy, told Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry board members.

  • Bahrain: Securing our food supplies
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 22 November 2010

    Private investments are being pumped into several countries to produce fruit, vegetables, rice and corn and meet Bahrain's demand for these commodities

  • Bahrain firm signs key India agriculture deal
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 23 September 2010

    Hassan Group will cultivate 4,000 hectares of arable land in India to produce fruits (banana), rice and sugarcane for the Bahraini market.

  • Bahrain group keen to invest in Sarawak halal food hub
    • The Star
    • 21 September 2010

    An established business group in Bahrain is seeking large tracts of land to grow rice and rear cattles in Malaysia.

  • 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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