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.
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
A Turkish agriculture firm, Tarbim, will invest billions of shillings to establish a modern rice farm at Tanzania Prisons Bagamoyo farm.
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
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
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'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
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
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.
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.
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 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.’