Turkey eyes African farmlands as own farmers go broke
    Turkey plans to lease farmlands in African countries as thousands of its own farmers have gone out of business amid decreased government support and an aggressive construction drive swallowing arable lands.
    • Al-Monitor
    • 08 Jul 2016
    Foreign companies buying Africa's fertile land
    According to the Association of Researchers in Middle East and Africa(ORDAF), political events and terror news are deliberately kept in the headlines to hide African land grabs by Western countries.
    • World Bulletin
    • 10 Dec 2014
    Tanzania: Prisons, Turkish firm in farming partnership
    A Turkish agriculture firm, Tarbim, will invest billions of shillings to establish a modern rice farm at Tanzania Prisons Bagamoyo farm.
    • Daily News
    • 07 Nov 2014
    Kuwait's Tijaria plans Turkish farmland investment
    The main objective of this investment is buying and developing pre-targeted farmlands in an area of 1,000 ha.
    • Arabian Business
    • 24 Oct 2014
    Qatar increases its investments in Turkey's agribusiness sector
    Officials from Hassad Food arrived in Turkey to make investments aiming to slake the country’s basic agricultural requirements as the small peninsula lacks sufficient arable land
    • Daily Sabah
    • 24 Sep 2014
    Turkey, Sudan sign agriculture cooperation protocol
    The Turkish General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises and an institution from Sudan will establish a joint-venture company that will rent 780,000-hectares of land for the long-term in Sudan.
    • World Bulletin
    • 29 Apr 2014
    Ethiopia - Land for sale (Video)
    Ethiopia's huge agricultural output has brought about an economic miracle for the nation. But inhabitants are being pushed out of their native land by foreign investors and have no share in the profits.
    • Journeyman Pictures
    • 28 Oct 2013
    Changes planned for the law on foreign ownership of agricultural land
    Amid outcries from local residents against the foreign acquisition of agricultural lands in several Georgian regions, some experts have drafted recommendations to amend the Law of Georgia on the Ownership of Agricultural Land.
    • Georgia Today
    • 28 May 2013
    Saudi investor to delay Sudan farm project over dollar curbs
    A Saudi firm will hold off its planned project in Sudan to produce wheat and other basic food items until the government eases a ban to repatriate profits.
    • Reuters
    • 20 May 2013
    Ethiopia: Army attack kills and displaces farmers
    The army's attack on indigenous communities is suspected to be directly related to a land grab in the area by the Turkish company Tekron Group.
    • ASO
    • 08 Mar 2013
    Government invests in Sudan farming plan
    The Turkish Ministry of Food and Animal Husbandry purchased 5,000 square kilometers of farmland in the country's fertile south, where it secured land rights for the next 99 years
    • Today's Zaman
    • 07 Feb 2013
    Hassad plans overseas investments
    Hassad Food Company is keen to secure food supplies for Qatar at reasonable prices through local and international investments in various countries, according to an article in the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry memorial book ‘40 Years of Excellence and Achievement.’
    • Gulf Times
    • 15 Oct 2011
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