Australia's cattle station sector is set to reach more than $1 billion-worth of deals in less than a year, with the two biggest sources of investment being the controversial areas of foreign investment and superannuation.
Over 20,000 hectares of land have been made available for national and foreign entrepreneurs interested in investing in the agricultural sector in Angola's Matala Municipality, where a Dutch company is pursuing a large-scale potato farming project.
Royal FrieslandCampina NV, a Dutch dairy company, is seeking to buy a 51 percent stake in Engro Foods Ltd. of Pakistan, the country's second-biggest listed dairy firm and owner of one of the country's largest dairy farms.
The property of a Dutch agricultural company, Solagrow, was torched by hundreds of people, angered by the company having fenced off 100 hectares of prime communal grazing land, leased by the government.
Thailand's largest meat producer to buy Russian poultry farm from Dutch firm Agro-Invest Brinky B.V. for $680 million in cash through its subsidiary CPF Netherlands, which receives a tax exemption from the Dutch government.
In January 2015, the Dutch embassy in Riyadh hosted a meeting with GCC investors and officials to discuss how to work together on land-based ag investments in Africa in order to achieve GCC food security.