• 'Invest in food industry' call
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 26 July 2008

    Gulf banks and businessmen were yesterday urged to invest less money in the real estate sector and turn to food industries.

  • Enter the new farmers
    • Reuters
    • 25 July 2008

    What’s with farming these days? The humble, even if slightly romantic vocation, is attracting a new breed of participants as investing in farmland and agriculture becomes the latest fad in the world of investments.

  • Arabs diversifying overseas investment
    • Dawn
    • 23 June 2008

    Globalisation has taken yet another twist with some Middle Eastern countries deciding to grow their crops in other countries.

  • Gulf states seeking food security
    • Dawn
    • 23 June 2008

    The Dubai-based think-tank Gulf Research Centre, in its food inflation report released last month, noted that agriculture production in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) countries is on the decline, and its exposure to unstable global food supplies would increase in the future. It called on the GCC to develop links with countries rich in arable land.

  • Leasing lands in other countries to boost food production in Bahrain proposed
    • Khaleej Times
    • 22 June 2008

    Leasing farms on contract in Arab countries such as Iraq, Egypt and Sudan might be an option to deal with severe shortage of agriculture lands and water in Bahrain.

  • GCC plans to fight food crisis
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 18 June 2008

    A new joint strategy for agricultural investment will be launched by the GCC soon, it was announced in Bahrain yesterday.

  • Bahrain may invest in Manila farmland
    • Bahrain Tribune
    • 14 June 2008

    Bahrain is eyeing a major food production programme with the Philippines in a bid to ensure food security in the Kingdom.

  • Bahrain eyes farmland in Philippines
    • Reuters
    • 11 June 2008

    Bahrain wants to invest in rice farmland in the Philippines, the world's top importer of the grain, in a move to boost food security as global food supplies become increasingly expensive, traders said on Wednesday.

  • Thailand promises more rice for Bahrain
    • Trade Arabia
    • 03 June 2008

    Bahrain is inviting private companies to set up joint ventures to invest in farmland in Thailand.

  • Bahrain seeks to secure foodstuff needs
    • BNA
    • 29 May 2008

    Bahrain Minister of Industry and Commerce Dr. Hassan bin Abdullah Fakhro pointed out today that an agreement was reached with officials in the Philippines to allocate large plots of land to grow Basmati rice in a bid to secure the Kingdom's needs for such a product at reasonable prices

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