Saudi Star

Seeds of Gulf-Africa agribusiness

When Gulf nations face food, security, and water scarcity issues, one response is to seek lucrative agricultural investments in fertile African lands. Yet, while such deals can bring benefits to the countries involved, there are also sizeable risks

Failed commercial farms

Birhanu Fikade of "The Reporter" sat down with Atkyelesh G.M. Persson (PhD) to learn about her findings on large scale FDI that failed to deliver the desired results in Ethiopia

World Bank ignores land grabbing

New documentary film shows how sales of huge land areas of Ethiopia, by the Ethiopian government, to foreign investors, have led to starvation and forced displacement, and how the World Bank is complicit.