Gulf firms wary of investing in southern Sudan

Political uncertainty and fear of conflict will deter several Gulf firms from investing in southern Sudan as it prepares for a referendum next month that will likely lead to the creation of the world's newest nation.

Egypt eyes Sudan for wheat needs

Egyptian officials in September revived a 30-year-old agreement with Sudan that encourages private companies to plant wheat in northern Sudan.

Corrida às terras férteis

Convencidos de obter grandes lucros, muitos bancos, fundos de investimento, grandes grupos industriais, Estados e milionários privados planejam instalar, na África, fazendas-empresa gigantes, a fim de produzir alimentos e biocombustíveis exclusivamente para exportação