Dominion Farms Ltd

Sucked dry

Companies from countries across the world have acquired fertile Nile-irrigated land for growing food crops, non-food agricultural commodities such as alfalfa, flowers, tobacco, and biofuels, rearing livestock and logging trees.

Kenya: New investor lands at Yala Swamp

The Siaya county government has given the green light for a new investor -- Lake Agro Limited, a subsidiary of the Rai Group of Companies -- to move into Yala swamp and takeover existing farms.