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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.