Saudi Arabia
24 Feb 2014 PANA
Mauritanie:la vente de terres au profit d'hommes d'affaires saoudiens dénoncée
Le bradage de terres de la vallée du fleuve Sénégal au profit d'hommes d'affaires saoudiens est dénoncé par les Forces de libération africaine de Mauritanie (FLAM).
24 Feb 2014 Les Échos
Les pays arabes recherchent leur sécurité alimentaire
Les pays arabes du Golfe sont de plus en plus préoccupés par leur sécurité alimentaire, souligne « The Economist »
06 Feb 2014 L'Authentique
Accaparement des terres agricoles : Un mal qui s’installe Mauritanie
L’attribution par Conseil des ministres d’une superficie de 31.000 ha des terres agricoles de la Vallée à la firme saoudienne Al Rajihi, soulève ces jours-ci la colère des populations locales et la vive réaction de l’élite nationale.
03 Feb 2014 Financial Afrik
Mauritanie : accaparement des terres arables du Fouta
77 représentants de communautés villageoises du département de Boghé contestent une concession rurale attribuant 31.000 ha à la société saoudienne Al Rajihi, dans une correspondance adressée au président Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.
24 Jan 2014 Arab News
Four local firms acquire Sudan agricultural lands
Saudi companies are making major forays into agriculture in Sudan as is evident from the recent acquisition of agricultural lands covering an area of approximately 4,000 acres in Sudan's northern region
09 Jan 2014 Western Producer
Middle East investors ask Alta. man to help buy farmland
Investors from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates have asked Ed Smith, a southern Alberta hay exporter, to help them buy land in North America.

08 Jan 2014 Jeune Afrique
Accaparement des terres : les pays du Golfe reculent
Face aux difficultés enregistrées en Afrique, les pays du Golfe réorientent leur stratégie d’investissement agricole vers des territoires moins risqués, notamment les États-Unis et l'Europe de l'Est.
04 Jan 2014 Saudi Gazette
Saudi company to invest in Sudan agri, animal projects
The executive director of the Saudi company Iktifaa announced that his company will establish agricultural and animal projects in Sudan’s state of Sennar and the Northern state to produce grain and cattle feed.
30 Dec 2013 Zawya
Overseas farm projects to be insured
The Agricultural Development Fund, the Islamic Development Bank and the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment & Development are holding talks to provide insurance on the agricultural projects being funded by King Abdullah's Initiative for Saudi Agricultural Investment Abroad
30 Dec 2013 Reuters
Gulf states seek food security in Europe, US after African problems
The desert states of the Gulf are changing tack in their multi-billion dollar search for food security.
29 Dec 2013 Zawya
Portal to facilitate investments in agriculture abroad
Agriculture Minister Fahd Balghunaim will inaugurate Sunday a portal for the King Abdullah Initiative for Agricultural Investment Abroad.
07 Dec 2013 Arab News
Ethiopia OKs 361 Saudi investment projects
Ethiopian ambassador Mohammad Kabeera said his country has approved more than 361 investment projects to Saudi Arabia mainly in the agricultural sector.

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