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  • UAE investments in Vietnam reach $3b
    • Gulf News
    • 13 May 2011

    UAE investments in Vietnam have reached $3 billion and are set to surge with local companies considering opportunities in agricultural lands, real estate and energy.

  • Glencore: Profiteering from hunger and chaos
    • Al Jazeera
    • 09 May 2011

    The world's largest commodities trader and major farmland owner is issuing a stock sale, and critics say the firm causes spikes in food prices.

  • Food 'as vital an issue as oil', says Geldof
    • The National
    • 29 Apr 2011

    "It's criminal that available land that can be properly irrigated and cultivated in a modern sense, where new techniques are tried and taught to local farmers, is not yet put into production," says Bob Geldof.

  • Flawed food supply structure could cause mass starvation
    • Gulf News
    • 29 Apr 2011

    Richer countries that are investing in land abroad for food cultivation should also educate the poor about agricultural methods, so that food production can be increased to a level at which poor people can produce enough for investing countries as well as themselves, says Bob Geldof.

  • UAE in talks to invest in Australian farmland
    • Arabian Business
    • 24 Apr 2011

    The UAE plans to hold further talks with officials from Australia with a view to invest in farmland as part of its plan to tackle food security.

  • Missing food security
    • Pakistan Observer
    • 18 Apr 2011

    UAE is ready to build small dams for cultivation on lands they would acquire in Pakistan, provided the government ensures that there is no ban on exports.

  • Sudan, UAE sign Memo of Understanding on Protection and Encouragement of Investment
    • SUNA
    • 17 Apr 2011

    Sudan and UAE have agreed to concentrate investment in the field of agriculture, referring that the UAE Al-Thahra Company expressed desire to invest in Sudan as strategic partner in the food security projects.

  • Foreign investors run fingers through Ukraine's black earth
    • bne
    • 15 Apr 2011

    Chinese and other eastern investors are looking to buy agriculture land and agribusiness across the globe, and Ukraine is increasingly on their radar.

  • South Sudan threatened by land grab
    • NPA
    • 23 Mar 2011

    Four months before South Sudan becomes an independant nation nine percent of the country has been targeted by investors, a Norwegian People's Aid report reveals.

  • UAE eyes investment in Chinese agriculture sector
    • Emirates 24/7
    • 12 Mar 2011

    The UAE and other Gulf states in collaboration with Singapore companies are entering the Chinese agriculture market to ensure food security.

  • Investing abroad to secure food at home
    • Gulf News
    • 09 Mar 2011

    Gulf states are following in the footsteps of China and looking beyond their shores to make heavy investments in agriculture

  • Clarity and UAE investors launch first agricultural project in Macedonia
    • Zawya
    • 08 Mar 2011

    The company is currently looking at concluding another deal in Africa as well as other opportunities on behalf of regional investors for large scale production of crops in areas such as Africa, Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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