Saudi Arabia

Saudi extends foreign land spree with CFG takeover

A consortium of Saudi groups - comprising dairy giant Almarai, grain importer Al Rajhi and Salic, the agriculture arm of the country's Public Investment Fund sovereign wealth fund – buys Continental Farmers Group, which has large farming operations in Poland and the Ukraine.

Pillage organisé en Mauritanie

En trois ans, l’auto-proclamé « Président des pauvres » a établi un quasi-monopole du business : état des lieux des pillages du pays et présentation des hommes du président.

Iran wants to lease Armenian pasture land

Armenian and Iranian authorities are negotiating on the possible lease by Iranian sheep and cattle breeders of mountain pastures in southeastern Armenia, it was officially confirmed on Friday.

Argentina seeks Arab agriculture investment

Argentinian Agriculture Minister Norberto Yauhar met last week with Saudi Ambassador Turki M.A. Al Madi to discuss investments that the Kingdom is considering in Argentina, particularly in San Luis.

GCC chambers discuss food security

Food investment outside the GCC states needs to be reconsidered under global variables, particularly political and economic ones that may pose a major threat to the Gulf food security, according to the Federation of GCC Chambers.