• Jordan, Kazakhstan exploring food-security venture
    • Jordan Times
    • 21 Feb 2010

    Jordan and Kazakhstan are considering a joint venture to produce grain in Kazakh territories to secure the Kingdom's needs at fair prices.

  • Jordan: Gov't seeks investors for Sudan project
    • Jordan Times
    • 22 Jan 2010

    The government is working to attract local and foreign investors to finance the Jordanian agricultural mega-project in Sudan, said a senior official. "One international company has shown interest in taking part in the project so far," the minister told The Jordan Times

  • Gulf company interested in Sudan farming project
    • Jordan Times
    • 06 Dec 2009

    The Jordanian government is considering a proposal by a regional private company to participate in a project to invest in Sudanese agricultural land, a senior government official said on Saturday.

  • Sudan arable land attracting Arab, Asian investors
    • AFP
    • 01 Dec 2009

    "I think it is not right to sell or give your land to foreigners... until you have exhausted every local possibility," said Osama Daoud, chief executive of the Sudanese DAL group which runs large agricultural projects.

  • Sudán, ¿el futuro granero de Oriente Medio?
    • AFP
    • 26 Nov 2009

    Inversores árabes y asiáticos buscan tomar el control de amplias extensiones de tierras fértiles en Sudán, el país más grande de África, que quiere convertirse en el granero de Oriente Medio, aunque para ello deberá modernizar primero su agricultura.

  • UN softens stand on rush to buy farmland
    • Globe and Mail
    • 17 Nov 2009

    Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi calls it the “new feudalism.” Groups representing peasant farmers call it “land grabs.” The United Nations literature dispersed at this week's UN food summit in Rome calls it “direct foreign investment.”

  • Gov't to review Sudanese project
    • Jordan Times
    • 16 Nov 2009

    "We decided to update a previous feasibility study due to the fact that the prices of food items that will potentially be grown on the project's lands, including fodder and grains, have changed drastically over the past year," Jordan's Agriculture Ministry Secretary General Radhi Tarawneh said

  • Gov't ‘about to lose Sudan investment’
    • Jordan Times
    • 08 Oct 2009

    The Sudanese government will take back a plot of land allocated for a Jordanian agricultural megaproject if the government does not implement the project within two weeks

  • Sayegh: Now is the right time to start new businesses
    • Business 24/7
    • 27 Sep 2009

    "We have acquired a very large piece of agricultural land in the Nile Delta – a 15,000 sq km tract of land where we will be producing for international markets, including the Arab World."

  • Draft agreement on Sudan project nearing completion
    • Jordan Times
    • 08 Jun 2009

    The government said on Sunday that a draft agreement with the private sector on the stalled Jordanian agricultural megaproject in Sudan is being finalised in order to be sent to the Cabinet for approval.v

  • Sudan eyes growth in Arab agri investment
    • Reuters
    • 03 May 2009

    Agricultural investment in Sudan by Arab countries looking to guarantee supplies of staples such as wheat for their people will account for up to 50 percent of all investment in the country from 2010

  • The growing lust for agricultural lands
    • Le Monde
    • 14 Apr 2009

    Not a day goes by without new acreage being signed over. "For Sale" ads for agricultural property are now featured in the international financial press. And there's no dearth of clients.

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