Saudi Arabia
08 Oct 2011 PANA
Des villages du Sud mauritanien dénoncent une tentative d'expropriation
Les communautés villageoises du département de Boghé ont dénoncé, samedi au cours d’une rencontre avec la presse, l’accaparement de leurs terres au profit d'une entreprise saoudienne, la Société Tabouk El Eziraya, affiliée au groupe Errajihi.
05 Oct 2011 Saudi Gazette
Report plays up challenges in agriculture investment abroad
There are a number of problems hindering an efficient implementation of the King Abdullah Initiative for Saudi Agricultural Investment Abroad, according to a Ministry of Commerce and Industry report.
08 Sep 2011 IG
Chineses e árabes procuram terrenos férteis para produzir no País
Para Incra, esses investimentos podem não apresentar melhora significativa no desenvolvimento econômico do meio rural do Brasil
02 Sep 2011 Rebelion
Cuánta tierra necesita el Mercado
Entrevista con Stefano Liberti, autor del libro "Land grabbing. Come il mercato delle terre crea il nuovo colonialismo"
01 Sep 2011 Reuters
Argentina debates foreign land buys
Argentina's Congress is gearing up for a debate on a bill to limit the amount of farmland foreigners can buy, amid a surge of interest in land deals triggered by rising food prices.
28 Aug 2011 Clarín
Recursos en juego: Extranjeros toman el control de tierras claves para la producción de alimentos
Los chinos se aseguraron cereales de dos valles de Río Negro por 20 años. Y los árabes empezarán a cultivar en El Impenetrable. El Congreso se apresta a debatir frenos a la extranjerización del suelo.
07 Aug 2011 Addis Fortune
State enterprise sues Saudi Star
Saudi Star Agricultural Development is being sued by an Ethiopian state company for failure to pay for the clearing of land in the Gambella Regional State.
29 Jul 2011
VII Encuentro Nacional de Organizaciones Campesinas,Indígenas y del Campo Popular
"el convenio firmado por el gobierno provincial con el Grupo Al-Khorayef de Arabia Saudita, que otorgará 200 mil hectáreas de la zona de El Impenetrable para un proyecto agroalimentario con destino único a ese país, pone en riesgo a 60 mil personas"
25 Jul 2011 Peuples Solidaires
Mauritanie : halte à la confiscation des terres
Il y a un an, les populations de Boghé apprennent par un simple avis au public préfectoral que 40 000 hectares de leurs terres vont être « mis à disposition » d’une entreprise saoudienne. Depuis, elles n’ont obtenu aucune information précise sur le projet.
10 Jul 2011 Kenana Sugar Company
Beltone and Kenana establish a new agriculture fund
Beltone Private Equity and Kenana Sugar Company have signed an agreement to create the MAHASEEL Agriculture Investment Fund, aiming to deploy up to $1 billion in large-scale agriculture projects in Sudan and Egypt.
08 Jul 2011 The Guardian
The transformation of the Chaco is an ecological and human tragedy
The Chaco – which stretches across Argentina and Paraguay – is now being ripped up and converted to US-style ranchland by bulldozers even faster than it was before and the few Indians who live there have never felt more threatened, writes John Vidal
15 Jun 2011 Reuters
Kingdom to double wheat reserves
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Agriculture calls Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine “probable countries of investment” in farmland and confirms Kingdom's continued interest in farmland in south Sudan.


Saudi Arabia
  • PANA | 08 Oct 2011 Des villages du Sud mauritanien dénoncent une tentative d'expropriation

    Les communautés villageoises du département de Boghé ont dénoncé, samedi au cours d’une rencontre avec la presse, l’accaparement de leurs terres au profit d'une entreprise saoudienne, la Société Tabouk El Eziraya, affiliée au groupe Errajihi.

  • Saudi Gazette | 05 Oct 2011 Report plays up challenges in agriculture investment abroad

    There are a number of problems hindering an efficient implementation of the King Abdullah Initiative for Saudi Agricultural Investment Abroad, according to a Ministry of Commerce and Industry report.

  • IG | 08 Sep 2011 Chineses e árabes procuram terrenos férteis para produzir no País

    Para Incra, esses investimentos podem não apresentar melhora significativa no desenvolvimento econômico do meio rural do Brasil

  • Rebelion | 02 Sep 2011 Cuánta tierra necesita el Mercado

    Entrevista con Stefano Liberti, autor del libro "Land grabbing. Come il mercato delle terre crea il nuovo colonialismo"

  • Reuters | 01 Sep 2011 Argentina debates foreign land buys

    Argentina's Congress is gearing up for a debate on a bill to limit the amount of farmland foreigners can buy, amid a surge of interest in land deals triggered by rising food prices.

  • Clarín | 28 Aug 2011 Recursos en juego: Extranjeros toman el control de tierras claves para la producción de alimentos

    Los chinos se aseguraron cereales de dos valles de Río Negro por 20 años. Y los árabes empezarán a cultivar en El Impenetrable. El Congreso se apresta a debatir frenos a la extranjerización del suelo.

  • Addis Fortune | 07 Aug 2011 State enterprise sues Saudi Star

    Saudi Star Agricultural Development is being sued by an Ethiopian state company for failure to pay for the clearing of land in the Gambella Regional State.

  • | 29 Jul 2011 VII Encuentro Nacional de Organizaciones Campesinas,Indígenas y del Campo Popular

    "el convenio firmado por el gobierno provincial con el Grupo Al-Khorayef de Arabia Saudita, que otorgará 200 mil hectáreas de la zona de El Impenetrable para un proyecto agroalimentario con destino único a ese país, pone en riesgo a 60 mil personas"

  • Peuples Solidaires | 25 Jul 2011 Mauritanie : halte à la confiscation des terres

    Il y a un an, les populations de Boghé apprennent par un simple avis au public préfectoral que 40 000 hectares de leurs terres vont être « mis à disposition » d’une entreprise saoudienne. Depuis, elles n’ont obtenu aucune information précise sur le projet.

  • Kenana Sugar Company | 10 Jul 2011 Beltone and Kenana establish a new agriculture fund

    Beltone Private Equity and Kenana Sugar Company have signed an agreement to create the MAHASEEL Agriculture Investment Fund, aiming to deploy up to $1 billion in large-scale agriculture projects in Sudan and Egypt.

  • The Guardian | 08 Jul 2011 The transformation of the Chaco is an ecological and human tragedy

    The Chaco – which stretches across Argentina and Paraguay – is now being ripped up and converted to US-style ranchland by bulldozers even faster than it was before and the few Indians who live there have never felt more threatened, writes John Vidal

  • Reuters | 15 Jun 2011 Kingdom to double wheat reserves

    Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Agriculture calls Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine “probable countries of investment” in farmland and confirms Kingdom's continued interest in farmland in south Sudan.



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