Saudi Arabia
14 May 2011 RTVE.es
Documentos TV - Planeta en venta
La crisis financiera de 2008 ha despertado al mundo de las finanzas que ha visto en la agricultura un nuevo mercado. El repentino interés de los inversores por las tierras, se debe a que se han dado cuenta de que con este tipo de inversión no corren riego de quiebra.
12 May 2011 SMNE
SMNE: Major loopholes in land lease contracts raise many questions
The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development recently released the Land Rent Contractual Agreements for land leases between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and twenty-four companies or individuals.
03 May 2011 ARTE
Documentary: Planet for Sale
Film traces the story of the current mad race for control of farmlands, and the consequences it could have if nothing is done to protect the interests of small farmers and developing countries.
27 Apr 2011 Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia foresees $600 billion of investment in Turkey
Saudi Arabia foresees investment of $600 billion in Turkey during the next 20 years, with Saudi food security high on the agenda
24 Apr 2011 AFP
Saudi prince settles land row with Egypt
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced Sunday an agreement has been reached on returning most of his disputed agricultural land in Egypt -- 30,000 out of 40,000 hectares -- back to the government.
20 Apr 2011 Pambazuka
Africa: We export food to import food
The World Food Program intends to buy some of the grain produced in Ethiopia by foreign investors in order to assist hungry people. Ironically, this group of intended food aid recipients will include those working to produce it in the first place. Ethiopia's government is calling this sustainable development.
20 Apr 2011 Pambazuka
Afrique : Nous exportons des denrées alimentaires pour importer de la nourriture
On assiste depuis quelques années à une véritable envolée des investissements agricoles dans le monde en développement.
19 Apr 2011 ARTE
Documentaire : Planète à vendre
Les crises alimentaire et financière qui ont secoué le monde en 2008 ont eu un effet méconnu du public. Elles ont provoqué une incroyable course pour la mainmise sur les terres cultivables partout dans le monde.
18 Apr 2011 Tanzania Daily News
ACT touts for heavy investments in agriculture Kilimo Kwanza food exports
Tanzania should seize the opportunity of rising food prices by investing in smallholder farmers and allow large scale foreign investors targeting exports, Agriculture Council of Tanzania (ACT) Chairman, Salum Shamte has said.
16 Apr 2011 Reuters
Kingdom eyes settlement in Egypt land case
Saudi's Kingdom Holding said on Saturday it had not given up contested land in southern Egypt and had spoken to Egypt's public prosecutor about a settlement.
15 Apr 2011
Land grabbing in Ethiopia - welfare or farewell
This study is conducted in order to shed light on and investigate the welfare situation for people affected by farmland investments. It deals with three cases in the Oromia region: Castel Winery, Elfora Agro-Industries PLC and Sher Ethiopia PLC
14 Apr 2011 The Atlantic
The great African land rush
"Only 12% of [the land investors have acquired in Africa in the last few years] is actually being farmed," Oxfam Senegal's Head of Economic Justice Lamine Ndiaye says. "The other 88% is just sitting there. It's just for speculation. You buy it, and three years later, you sell it at a higher price."


Saudi Arabia
  • RTVE.es | 14 May 2011 Documentos TV - Planeta en venta

    La crisis financiera de 2008 ha despertado al mundo de las finanzas que ha visto en la agricultura un nuevo mercado. El repentino interés de los inversores por las tierras, se debe a que se han dado cuenta de que con este tipo de inversión no corren riego de quiebra.

  • SMNE | 12 May 2011 SMNE: Major loopholes in land lease contracts raise many questions

    The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development recently released the Land Rent Contractual Agreements for land leases between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and twenty-four companies or individuals.

  • ARTE | 03 May 2011 Documentary: Planet for Sale

    Film traces the story of the current mad race for control of farmlands, and the consequences it could have if nothing is done to protect the interests of small farmers and developing countries.

  • Bloomberg | 27 Apr 2011 Saudi Arabia foresees $600 billion of investment in Turkey

    Saudi Arabia foresees investment of $600 billion in Turkey during the next 20 years, with Saudi food security high on the agenda

  • AFP | 24 Apr 2011 Saudi prince settles land row with Egypt

    Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced Sunday an agreement has been reached on returning most of his disputed agricultural land in Egypt -- 30,000 out of 40,000 hectares -- back to the government.

  • Pambazuka | 20 Apr 2011 Africa: We export food to import food

    The World Food Program intends to buy some of the grain produced in Ethiopia by foreign investors in order to assist hungry people. Ironically, this group of intended food aid recipients will include those working to produce it in the first place. Ethiopia's government is calling this sustainable development.

  • Pambazuka | 20 Apr 2011 Afrique : Nous exportons des denrées alimentaires pour importer de la nourriture

    On assiste depuis quelques années à une véritable envolée des investissements agricoles dans le monde en développement.

  • ARTE | 19 Apr 2011 Documentaire : Planète à vendre

    Les crises alimentaire et financière qui ont secoué le monde en 2008 ont eu un effet méconnu du public. Elles ont provoqué une incroyable course pour la mainmise sur les terres cultivables partout dans le monde.

  • Tanzania Daily News | 18 Apr 2011 ACT touts for heavy investments in agriculture Kilimo Kwanza food exports

    Tanzania should seize the opportunity of rising food prices by investing in smallholder farmers and allow large scale foreign investors targeting exports, Agriculture Council of Tanzania (ACT) Chairman, Salum Shamte has said.

  • Reuters | 16 Apr 2011 Kingdom eyes settlement in Egypt land case

    Saudi's Kingdom Holding said on Saturday it had not given up contested land in southern Egypt and had spoken to Egypt's public prosecutor about a settlement.

  • | 15 Apr 2011 Land grabbing in Ethiopia - welfare or farewell

    This study is conducted in order to shed light on and investigate the welfare situation for people affected by farmland investments. It deals with three cases in the Oromia region: Castel Winery, Elfora Agro-Industries PLC and Sher Ethiopia PLC

  • The Atlantic | 14 Apr 2011 The great African land rush

    "Only 12% of [the land investors have acquired in Africa in the last few years] is actually being farmed," Oxfam Senegal's Head of Economic Justice Lamine Ndiaye says. "The other 88% is just sitting there. It's just for speculation. You buy it, and three years later, you sell it at a higher price."



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