Saudi Arabia
10 Jan 2016 Reuters
Saudi dairy company Almarai buys land in California to grow fodder
Almarai, which already owns land in Arizona, said the purchase was part of efforts to secure high-quality hay from outside Saudi Arabia, in line with Saudi government policy.
25 Dec 2015 Agence Ecofin
Le saoudien SALIC envisage de se lancer dans la culture de fourrage au Soudan
La Saudi Agriculture and Livestock Co, une branche du fonds public d’investissement saoudien a indiqué son intention d’acheter des terres arables au Soudan pour la culture de fourrage.
24 Dec 2015 Reuters
Saudi's SALIC looking for land in Sudan to grow fodder
Saudi Agriculture and Livestock Co (SALIC), an arm of the state-owned Public Investment Fund, is looking to buy land in Sudan to grow fodder, after purchasing a 20% stake in a Brazilian beef exporter.
24 Nov 2015 Arab News
Saudi investors say Ethiopian govt officials ‘robbed’ them
Businessman claims 50% of Saudi investors in Ethiopia have left the country, some leaving behind their farms and others selling them. He says many do not want to return for fear of being framed for crimes they did not commit.
14 Oct 2015 Sudan Vision
Saudi companies to launch agricultural projects in Northern State
Sudan’s National Investment Authority says it offered a Saudi delegation six agricultural projects in various states in north and east Sudan to carry out a food security plan.
07 Jul 2015 World Bulletin
Saudi Arabia to invest record $10bn in Russia
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and Russian Direct Investment Fund together are going to invest $10 billion into Russian projects, including agriculture.
25 Jun 2015 Reuters
Saudi investor's Ethiopian farms to raise coffee, tea output
Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi plans to invest an additional $5 billion in Ethiopia's agriculture and agro-processing sectors over the 2016-2021 period.
09 Apr 2015 Sudan Tribune
Saudi, Egyptian officials discuss Sudan’s proposal for Arab food security
Sudan is hosting the agriculture ministers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia for discussions on a proposal made by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to use his country’s vast fertile lands to achieve Arab food security.
30 Mar 2015 MENAFN
Almarai announces new investments, studies acquisition
Almarai said to be among Saudi companies that plan to expand their business in Egypt, along with food oil firm Saffola and Jannat Agriculture Investment Company.
05 Mar 2015 Agroberichten Buitenland
Roundtable on International Responsible Agricultural Investment held in Riyadh
In January 2015, the Dutch embassy in Riyadh hosted a meeting with GCC investors and officials to discuss how to work together on land-based ag investments in Africa in order to achieve GCC food security.
01 Dec 2014 APA
Mauritania secures $34m agric loan from Riyadh
The loan will be used to develop 3,500 hectares of land in the eastern basin of the Rkiz plain (300 km south of Nouakchott), develop another 2,200 hectares and rehabilitate 1,000 hectares in the western basin of the same plain.
28 Oct 2014 Global AgInvesting
Saudi Arabia facing food security issues head on
Saudi Arabia's strategy is to encourage the Saudi private sector to invest abroad using their financial surpluses, their ‘ag’ experience and the modern production and irrigation technology they have.

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