UAE has over 2,800 sq km in Sudan farms

The UAE controls more than 2,800 square kilometers [280,000 ha] in farms in Sudan -- more than triple the area of Bahrain -- as a result of its decision to invest in agricultural projects in fertile Arab nations to slash its soaring food import bill

Algeria seeks investment in key economic sectors

UAE investors are pumping huge funds into the agricultural sector given the availability of vast arable lands and water and production inputs along with a large market which can serve as a gateway to European and African markets.

Emirates seek overseas feed supply

Abu Dhabi’s Al Dahra Agricultural Company is halfway through a plan involving more than 60,700 hectares of farmland in Europe, the US, south Asia and north Africa to boost the UAE’s food security.