Algerie: on veille au grain

« Certains de nos agriculteurs du secteur privé ont commencé à investir dans des pays comme l’Egypte et le Soudan. Nous espérons en faire de même en Algérie » dit le ministre de l’agriculture saoudien.

No matter how bad things get, people still need to eat

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.