Mumtalakat unveils new firm to boost Bahrain’s agri-food sector
    In a move to bolster Bahrain’s agri-food sector and address food security challenges, Mumtalakat, the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, yesterday announced the establishment of the Bahrain Food Holding Company.
    • Gulf Daily News
    • 24 Mar 2024
    Tyson Foods and Tanmiah of Saudi Arabia sign strategic partnership
    Tanmiah operates 93 farms as well as 6 hatcheries, 2 feed mills, 4 slaughterhouses, 3 food processing plants, and 13 dry and cold storage facilities located in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE.
    • Globe Newswire
    • 06 July 2022
    One of Africa’s most fertile lands is struggling to feed its own people
    Little of the 5 million acres [2.02 million hectares] that Sudan's agriculture ministry estimates are in foreign hands—perhaps less than 1 in 20 acres—has been cultivated.
    • Bloomberg
    • 02 April 2019
    Turkey new favorite for foreign agricultural investments
    With the passing of a law in 2012 opening the door to foreign investment in farmland in Turkey, Gulf countries are increasing their investments in agriculture and livestock, as they aim to meet their homeland's food needs.
    • Daily Sabah
    • 16 May 2017
    PH agri attaché eyes ‘food security’ ties with UAE
    The Philippine Embassy’s agricultural counsellor is looking at working on an agreement in the area of food security with the UAE government
    • Filipino Times
    • 26 January 2017
    Sudan - A food basket of the Arab world
    With massive areas of arable land and over 130 million heads of livestock, Sudan is receiving huge investments in its agriculture sector from Gulf states looking to address the food security problem
    • World Folio
    • 01 June 2015
    Firm pouring P85M for banana venture in Sarangani
    With the huge export potentials of banana, RP Bahrain Harvest Inc. is putting up a plantation in the Philippines with an initial investment of P85 million.
    • MindaNews
    • 09 July 2013
    Shaikh Khalid Al Khalifa: Turning Arab investment into Africa requires guaranteeing legislation
    Shaikh Khalid said that the Arab countries have a serious desire to join the African market and benefit from the natural resources ready for investment, particularly in the agricultural field.
    • BNA
    • 01 December 2012
    Bahrain pushes to ensure GCC food security
    The Kingdom of Bahrain is seeking to conclude an agreement with the African Union Commission paving the way for the GCC bloc to ensure the food security by utilising the natural resources rich African continent.
    • 24x7 News
    • 19 September 2012
    Stop Devoting Our Lands for Food Security of Other Nations
    At least 100 farmers joined a protest in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City led by the members of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) in the Philippines such as the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), AMIHAN (National Federation of Peasant Women), UMA (Union of Agricultural Workers), and the PAMALAKAYA (National Federation of Small Fisherfolks of the Philippines). Also present is the Anakpawis partylist and the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth.
    • Asian Peasant Coalition
    • 29 Mar 2012
    Probe of $50-M AMA deal with Bahrain sought
    Legislator calls for an investigation, in aid of legislation, into the $50-million joint-venture deal between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the AMA Group Holdings to operate a 10,000-hectare agricultural farm in Mindanao.
    • Business Mirror
    • 26 Mar 2012
    KMP charges Aquino envoy of inking anomalous $300M agri-deal with Bahrain
    “This so-called joint venture smacks of land-grabbing and conflict of interest on the part of President Aquino’s political lieutenant in the Gulf.” – Danilo Ramos, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas
    • Bulatlat
    • 10 February 2012
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