A Strategic Investment Partnership Agreement was formalized in Qatar between Dinara Group Holding and Qatar National Enterprises which will upscale Dinara's dairy, meat and crop farms and erect additional dairy farms
The $8.7 billion Sydney-based global investor and manager of nature-based property assets has formed New Agriculture to build a much bigger portfolio of agriculture assets.
Hassad has invested in international institutions and companies operating in the grain, meat, poultry, livestock and fish sectors, in a number of countries such as Australia, Canada, Turkey, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan.
- The Peninsula
20 Apr 2022
When Gulf nations face food, security, and water scarcity issues, one response is to seek lucrative agricultural investments in fertile African lands. Yet, while such deals can bring benefits to the countries involved, there are also sizeable risks
While Qatar has adopted a more indirect approach to its foreign agricultural investment and increased domestic production of some food products, it is unlikely that it will be able to significantly reduce its dependence on foreign food supplies in the long term.
- Future Directions
03 Jul 2019
According to asset managers, a window is emerging for institutional money to flow into agriculture due to change of ownership, notably in markets such as Australia and the US.
L’Office du Niger entend offrir 50.000 ha à Hassad Food, filiale du Qatar Investment Authority, pour des investissements directs gagnants-gagnants.
Hassad Foods has signed an MoU with the Rwanda Development Board to commence cooperation between the two sides, and explore possible investment opportunities, notably at the 15,000 ha Gabiro Agro-processing Farm.
- The Peninsula
18 Nov 2018
Qatar's Hassad Foods continues the strategic repositioning of its Australian agricultural investments, securing an agreement to transfer its agricultural portfolio to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets.
Hassad, a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority, announces its intention to invest $500mn in the Sudanese agricultural and food sectors over the next three years.
Hassad Food – owned by Qatar's sovereign wealth fund the Qatar Investment Authority – is selling another major portion of its Australian farmland portfolio worth about $80 million.
Hassad Australia, a $469 million farming company and wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has sold the Clover Downs Station located in Queensland, Australia, to farmer Bill Zell for $27 million.
La crise diplomatique actuelle dans le Golfe va-t-elle redonner du poids stratégique à la question agricole aux yeux des dirigeants qataris ? Interview de Sébastien Abis
Ocho años después de la publicación del primer informe sobre acaparamiento de tierras, GRAIN publica un nuevo conjunto de datos que documentan cerca de 500 casos de acaparamiento de tierras.
Draft report on Australia agriculture regulation calls for the sale of any farmland or agribusiness worth less than $250 million to foreign interests to be exempt from any review process.
Huit ans après la publication de son premier rapport sur l'accaparement des terres, GRAIN publie un nouvel ensemble de données qui offre des précisions sur près de 500 cas d'accaparement des terres dans le monde entier.
Eight years after releasing its first report on land grabbing, GRAIN publishes a new dataset documenting nearly 500 cases of land grabbing around the world.
Tom McKeon was most recently CEO of Hassad Australia, the Doha-based Qatar Investment Authority’s food and agribusiness subsidiary.
The Qatar backed agricultural land and food producing company Hassad has defended its financial record in Australia following a report which showed its property company had never made a profit.
Hassad Australia, the $469 million agricultural land company owned by Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, has delivered a $3.46 million loss and is yet to make a profit since beginning in Australia in 2010.
Karuturi Global Ltd., one of the largest investors in Ethiopia’s farm industry, is challenging the termination of its project, claiming the government broke the terms of its agreement with the company.
Exacerbated by the pursuit for higher profits, capital preservation and food security, the oil rich region has over the years witnessed increasing demand for agricultural investments
Sovereign wealth funds’ appetite for agriculture and fertilizer companies is growing as concerns about stable food supplies rise.
- Institutional Investor
05 Mar 2015
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
A'Saffa Foods was established in 2001 and is the largest integrated poultry project in the Sultanate of Oman, covering over a 40 sq km farm area in Thumrit, Southern Oman.
Some liken farmland investment to real estate and infrastructure 20 years ago.
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
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
Au Maroc, la coopération entre le Doha et Rabat ne porte visiblement pas sur l'achat de terre, du mois pour l'instant.
Over the past few years Hassad Australia has amassed a property portfolio of 14 major wheat and sheep farms or clusters of properties across four states, covering 287,000ha.
- The Australian
17 Jun 2014