Citadel firm gets $4.9m Sudan farm loan

Wafra, Citadel Capital’s agriculture platform in Sudan, said its portfolio firm has obtained a $4.9 million loan from Bank of Khartoum to support the farming of its first 2,076 acres of sorghum.

SAfrica farmers get land offers in Africa

A South African farmers group said on Friday it had received fresh offers from African states, including Sudan and Mozambique, to invest in agriculture to grow export crops and some of the deals will be concluded soon.

Sudan mega-project hits new snag

Discussions are at a standstill after investors, a joint Arab-foreign company based in the Philippines, insist on owning the lands allocated by the Sudanese government to Jordan for the project,

Hassad Food plans to invest $700mn in global projects

Hassad Food Company intends to invest $500mn to $700mn this year for projects across the world as part of its mission to ensure food security for Qatar, chairman and managing director Nasser bin Mohamed Mubarak al-Fuhaid al-Hajri has said.

Food and water drive Africa land grab

As African leaders, many out to line their own pockets, sign away their people's land to foreigners, the continent's people face not having enough food to eat.