• Firm to invest $100m in rice farming
    • Leadership
    • 15 Aug 2015

    A Rice Farm Consortium from Dubai investing in a 7,500 hectares of rice farm in Saminaka, Borgu local government area of Niger State will spend $100million and employ 4,000 youths in the state.

  • Land Inc.
    • TerraProject
    • 30 Jun 2015

    Land Inc. is a journey across Brazil, Dubai, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Madagascar the Philippines and Ukraine to document what some define as a form of neocolonialism, and others as a chance for development: land grabbing

  • Tlemcen : Le groupe émirati Al Dahra veut investir
    • El Watan
    • 15 Jun 2015

    Al Dahra, groupe activant dans l’agroalimentaire, dont le siège social se trouve aux Emirats Arabes Unis, a jeté son dévolu sur l’Ouest algérien

  • UAE corporation to invest $10 billion in agricultural land in Sudan
    • Sudan Tribune
    • 09 Jun 2015

    Government agency announces that Al-Dahra Holding has expressed a desire to acquire 2.4 million acres of land in one of the largest valleys extending from Sahl al-Batana in the east to the River Nile state in northern Sudan.

  • Koreans offer food expertise to UAE
    • The National
    • 25 May 2015

    A South Korean food security office will open in Abu Dhabi next month to help the UAE in its agricultural and fishery sectors, says the country’s ambassador to the UAE.

  • Una mostra sul «land grabbing», ultima versione del neocolonialismo
    • Corriere della Sera
    • 05 May 2015

    Il land grabbing si presenta insomma come un’ultima versione del neocolonialismo, che priva della loro terra i pastori e i piccoli coltivatori locali, l’accaparramento dell’acqua e la perdita della biodiversità. La ricerca si è concentrata sull’Etiopia, l’Arabia Saudita e gli Emirati Arabi: la fotografia è accompagnata da ampi testi esplicativi

  • Ghana Trade Minister leads team to investment forum in Dubai
    • Spy Ghana
    • 09 Apr 2015

    The meeting brought together Economic and Trade Ministers from the UAE, Ghana, Morocco, Portugal, Spain and Macedonia to discuss how direct investment could be channeled into agribusiness to achieve food security and prosperity.

  • UAE’s food imports to rise to $400b in 10 years
    • Gulf News
    • 31 Mar 2015

    The UAE import 85 per cent of its food, and the government plans to develop farmland in other countries — due to the lack of arable lands in the UAE — to secure food supplies amid increasing demand.

  • Arab businessmen reaffirm the success of agricultural investment projects in Khartoum State
    • Albashir
    • 25 Feb 2015

    he governor Abdul Rahman Al Khidir has meanwhile stressed when he received the UAE investors of Al Mohair Group, specialized in agricultural production in West Omdurman, that the state is ready to provide all necessary assistance so that the production reach its peak.

  • Investors should work with farmers to secure food supply: Al Ghurair
    • Gulf News
    • 09 Feb 2015

    Eisa Al Ghurair, chairman of Al Ghurair Resources, the agricultural commodities arm of Dubai-based Al Ghurair Investment, warned on Monday of investors buying farmland in foreign countries, citing political risk.

  • Dubai: food prices and fluctuations
    • Dubai Eye
    • 09 Feb 2015

    Gulf countries have accumulated a lot of bad press, while having no commercial or strategic benefits from overseas farming intiatives, says Eckart Woertz, Senior Research Fellow at Barcelona Centre for International Affairs.

  • UAE invited to invest in Belarusian agricultural companies
    • BelTA
    • 18 Dec 2014

    Top on the agenda of talks between Belarus and the UAE was the purchase of land to produce grain crops in Belarus for their subsequent export to the United Arab Emirates.

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