Egypt
16 Nov 2017 Ici Lomé
Togo : Problèmes fonciers à Tchaoudjo : Des terres injustement arrachées au canton de Kadambara
La Cellule de Réflexion de la Diaspora Tem en Allemagne dénonce l´injustice et soutient les fils et filles du Canton de Kadambara dans leur combat
07 Nov 2017 Bloomberg
Saudi corruption purge snares $33 billion of net worth
Arrests of some of Saudi Arabia's richest people includes two businessmen with large-scale farmland investments: Alwaleed bin Talal investing in Egypt and Mohammed Al Amoudi in Ethiopia.
02 Nov 2017 AL-Monitor
Sudan's crop opportunities could be Egypt's boon or bust
Sudan wants to expand agricultural production and investments, which could benefit it as well as Egypt, but Cairo worries that such a development might threaten its supply of the Nile's water.
16 Aug 2017 Arab Finance
South Korea to build $10bln integrated agricultural city in Egypt
Egypt and the Korea-Arab Society (KAS) signed a cooperation protocol to build a $10 billion integrated agricultural city in the North African country. The city will be stretched over an area of 300,000 feddans (126,000 ha) in the southeast part of the Qattara Depression.
09 Apr 2016 Amwal Alghad
Saudi Al Rajhi Co. to pump $135mn in Egypt's Toshka until 2020
Saudi-based Al Rajhi International for Investment company targets injecting 1.2 billion Egyptian pounds (US$135 million) to reclaim 75,000 feddans in Egypt's Toshka project until 2020.
18 Feb 2016 AIAS
Scholars, activists & farmers join in Harare to address rural social justice
The African Institute for Agrarian Studies brought Southern scholars, activists, practitioners, and farmers to Harare, Zimbabwe to learn from each other’s work and experiences to advance social justice projects for the rural global South.
11 Dec 2015 Egypt Independent
Egypt, Sudan agree to remove obstacles facing development projects
The Egyptian-Sudanese Integration Company is implementing the Blue Nile State's Ad-Damazin project on an area of ​​about 100,000 acres and a meat project in White Nile State.
07 Dec 2015 Reuters
UAE's Jenaan exiting Egypt wheat investment in remote region
The company is investing instead in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya to grow olive and palm trees on 100,000 acres. The Minya project will be 100,000 acres.
03 Aug 2015 AL-Monitor
Egypt plans to raise crops in sub-Saharan Africa
Egyptian officials say they are pursuing food security farming projects in the DR Congo and Sudan, where they have recently been allocated 1 million acres.
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.
30 Mar 2015 Egypt Daily News
Egypt’s farmland offers minimal incentives to Arab investors
Economist of CI Capital says farming sector requires “more corporatisation”, as the majority of the country’s arable areas of land, largely extending along the river Nile, are family-owned.


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Women in Africa launch petition to stop all forms of abuse against women in oil palm plantations. Please sign 


Kindly support the struggle against large-scale industrial oil palm plantations by Okomu Oil Palm PLC (a member of the global SOCFIN) in Edo State, Nigeria. Sign on with this link and share: http://erafoen.org/index.php/2017/07/28/uphold-edo-state-government-revocation-order-on-okomu-oil-palm-company-plc/


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