Al Amoudi

Documentary: Planet for Sale

Film traces the story of the current mad race for control of farmlands, and the consequences it could have if nothing is done to protect the interests of small farmers and developing countries.

Documentaire : Planète à vendre

Les crises alimentaire et financière qui ont secoué le monde en 2008 ont eu un effet méconnu du public. Elles ont provoqué une incroyable course pour la mainmise sur les terres cultivables partout dans le monde.

Landnahme in Äthiopien

Das Klima ist ideal, Arbeitskräfte sind billig und die lukrativsten Märkte sind nur wenige Flugstunden entfernt. In Äthiopien züchten Investoren tonnenweise Gemüse und Reis. Jedoch nicht für die Bevölkerung.

Silence over Ethiopian land grab broken

Land grabbing poses no harm on the environment or on the local community, says Saudi billionaire Sheik Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi who is seeking to expand his farmland in Ethiopia from 10,000 hectares to 250,000 hectares.

EPRDF banks on outsourcing food production

Addis Abaaba has decided to withdraw from the regional governments the right of attributing leases of over 1,000 ha. However, the 2010 federal budget lists no income whatsoever, and no information on this subject appears in the quarterly reports of the National Bank of Ethiopia.