Fast-growing Ethiopia seeks greater investment from UAE
    UAE-based food company IFFCO Group will be investing in palm oil plantations and cattle processing facility in Ethiopia — a country that could be one answer to UAE's food security issues, said a senior company official.
    • Gulf News
    • 24 Jun 2011
    Investing abroad to secure food at home
    Gulf states are following in the footsteps of China and looking beyond their shores to make heavy investments in agriculture
    • Gulf News
    • 09 Mar 2011
    Local food companies lack funds to invest in farmland abroad
    Local food companies are not financially capable of investing in farmlands abroad to grow basic staples that would insulate them from soaring prices of raw materials, they said on the sidelines of Gulfood 2011.
    • Gulf News
    • 28 Feb 2011
    Felda unit to spend RM688m for cattle project in Malaysia
    Joint venture with the India/UAE Allana Group acquires 20,000 head of cattle owned by Felda and gains access to over 850,000 hectares of oil palm land.
    • Malaysia Insider
    • 07 Jun 2010
    Foreign investors eye rural targets
    The debate over foreign investment is set to expand from the mining industry to agriculture as overseas investors pour billions of dollars into Australian rural properties considered by some to be strategic national assets.
    • The Australian
    • 24 Apr 2009
    Iffco's investment Down Under shows vision
    UAE food processing and poultry group Iffco has justifiably ruffled some feathers in Australia. Earlier this year, Iffco acquired a 14.99 per cent stake in Australian Agricultural Company (AAC) from Futuris Corporation for AU$64.7 million (Dh171.6m). AAC is the largest beef cattle company in Australia, running around 500,000 beef cattle on 21 cattle stations comprising 8.2 million hectares.
    • Emirates Business 24/7
    • 19 Apr 2009
    Arabs buying Australian farms
    Could the Middle East become a significant new source of offshore investment in Australia’s extensive northern cattle industry?
    • Farming UK
    • 09 Mar 2009

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