A quoi joue le Qatar ?

Richissime, le pays investit à tout-va à l’étranger : acquisition de terres agricoles en Australie pour s’assurer à terme une auto-suffisance alimentaire, construction de la plus haute tour de l’Union européenne à Londres, rachat du PSG…

Mawashi puts greater focus on food security

Mawashi, Qatar’s livestock company, plans to invest in industrial agriculture and food sources outside Qatar to serve the vision and objectives of the Qatar National Food Security Programme, it was announced yesterday.

Stop selling our land overseas

Politicians and economists say that the Australian public is only worked up about foreign ownership of agricultural land because the community is misinformed. This drives the belief that a register of foreign land holdings will calm everyone's anxiety. Given that Queensland has had such a register for 20 years, and that disquiet about foreign ownership still resonates among Queenslanders, this means that something else is at play.

Great resource rush

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are among the top four countries on a massive investment spree to acquire agricultural resources.