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  • Agribusiness as usual: Agricultural technology and the Israeli occupation
    • Who Profits
    • 21 Jan 2020

    This report by Who Profits exposes the contribution of agritech firms to agriculture in illegal settlements on Palestinian and Syrian lands and examines their role in the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

  • One of Africa’s most fertile lands is struggling to feed its own people
    • Bloomberg
    • 02 Apr 2019

    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.

  • Sudan eyes growth in Arab agri investment
    • Reuters
    • 03 May 2009

    Agricultural investment in Sudan by Arab countries looking to guarantee supplies of staples such as wheat for their people will account for up to 50 percent of all investment in the country from 2010

  • No matter how bad things get, people still need to eat
    • The Economist
    • 18 Mar 2009

    A conference for fund managers tied to agriculture held annually in Sydney by Austock, an Australian broker, attracted a few dozen contrarian souls three years ago. This year’s event, which began on March 16th, had to be restricted to several hundred ticket-holders, with many others turned away.

  • Sudan recommends $50 bln, 10-yr pan-Arab food security fund
    • Zawya Dow Jones Newswire
    • 24 Jan 2009

    The Sudanese delegation to the Arab League is urging the pan-Arab organization to set up a food security fund worth at least $50 billion to ensure stable future food supplies, a Sudanese official said.

  • Al Qudra buys land for crops
    • AME info
    • 27 Aug 2008

    Qudra Holding plans to buy about 400,000 hectares of land in the Middle East, Africa and the Far East by the first quarter of 2009 to boost its agriculture operations, reported The National.

  • New Gulf funds find investment niches
    • The National
    • 27 Aug 2008

    Three new investment funds controlled by prominent Gulf investors will sink at least US$2.8 billion (Dh10.3 bn) into infrastructure, agriculture and hospitality projects in the Middle East and South Asia.

  • Al Qudra to buy 400,000 hectares of farmland
    • The National
    • 26 Aug 2008

    Al Qudra Holding, the Abu Dhabi-based investment company, plans to acquire roughly 400,000 hectares of land in the Middle East, East Africa and Far East by the end of the first quarter of next year in a major expansion of its agricultural operations.

  • UAE ‘should invest in foreign farms’
    • The National
    • 21 Jun 2008

    The UAE and its food-importing neighbours are “particularly vulnerable” to spiralling costs and should make significant investments in “contract farming” in Africa and Asia, says the UN’s Gulf food chief, Dr Kayan Jaff.

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

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

  • Syria-Sudan MOU
    • Financial Express
    • 22 May 2002

    Special Agricultural Consultancy between the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Government of the Republic of Sudan (May 2002)

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