South Sudan
12 Feb 2014 The National
Berlin film festival features We Come As Friends, a documentary on South Sudan
The film shows a contract worth just US$25,000 (Dh92,000) for 600,000 hectares of land, with full exploitation rights, made out to Howard Douglas, a former United States ambassador and coordinator for refugee affairs.
20 Sep 2013 Al Jazeera
The new scramble for Africa
On Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi debates the new scramble for Africa with former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano, Nigerian politician Nkoyo Toyo and Philippe Heilberg, a land investor from the US.
30 May 2013 AJE
Our man in Sudan
An ex-Wall Street banker jets off to South Sudan to show how investors are rushing to Africa in a modern-day land-grab. Watch Al Jazeera 'Witness'.
26 Mar 2013 SSNA
More cases of land grabs in South Sudan
The land grabs are not an Equatorian issue. It is a national problem that should not be looked at from a regional or tribal perspective.
24 Feb 2013 Sudan Tribune
Government adopts land policy in South Sudan
Land grabbing, which is the acquisition of land without regard for the interests of existing land rights holders, and disagreements regarding boundaries between counties and payams (districts) will also be addressed by the policy.
26 Nov 2012 USAID
Proceedings of the 2012 Agricultural Conference of South Sudan
Includes presentations on large-scale farmland investment in Sudan by public and private sector representatives.
09 Aug 2012 Leadership
The scramble for African land (1)
"Today, all patriotic Africans are weeping when they see how African governments are giving out African lands, dispossessing the African people of their ancestral land, for practically next to nothing, in the name of attracting foreign investors!", writes Abba Mahmood
11 Jun 2012 GRAIN
Squeezing Africa dry: behind every land grab is a water grab
GRAIN looks behind the current scramble for land in Africa to reveal a global struggle for what is increasingly seen as a commodity more precious than gold or oil - water.
06 Jun 2012 NPA
Striving to secure rights for 89,000 land users
In South Sudan, between 2007 and 2010, about 9% of the total land surface was leased or in the process of being leased for large-scale land investment.
23 Mar 2012 Africa Assets
Citadel touts African infrastructure projects, defends agribusiness investment
Egypt’s Citadel Capital has been busy defending its work in Africa, such as in South Sudan where it has taken a number of measures to ensure its agribusiness project benefits the local community and doesn’t step on small farmer toes.
21 Mar 2012 Nairobi Star
South Sudan: Concord doing good for country
To date, Citadel Capital has invested US$ 25 million in the Concord farm project, which makes us by far one of the largest investors in South Sudan outside the oil industry.
16 Mar 2012 The Star
Governments should protect citizens’ interests
The bottom line is that it is the responsibility of the host governments to set policies and a legal framework that protect their citizens’ interests – by encouraging investment, and protecting the rights of affected individuals.


South Sudan
  • The National | 12 Feb 2014 Berlin film festival features We Come As Friends, a documentary on South Sudan

    The film shows a contract worth just US$25,000 (Dh92,000) for 600,000 hectares of land, with full exploitation rights, made out to Howard Douglas, a former United States ambassador and coordinator for refugee affairs.

  • Al Jazeera | 20 Sep 2013 The new scramble for Africa

    On Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi debates the new scramble for Africa with former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano, Nigerian politician Nkoyo Toyo and Philippe Heilberg, a land investor from the US.

  • AJE | 30 May 2013 Our man in Sudan

    An ex-Wall Street banker jets off to South Sudan to show how investors are rushing to Africa in a modern-day land-grab. Watch Al Jazeera 'Witness'.

  • SSNA | 26 Mar 2013 More cases of land grabs in South Sudan

    The land grabs are not an Equatorian issue. It is a national problem that should not be looked at from a regional or tribal perspective.

  • Sudan Tribune | 24 Feb 2013 Government adopts land policy in South Sudan

    Land grabbing, which is the acquisition of land without regard for the interests of existing land rights holders, and disagreements regarding boundaries between counties and payams (districts) will also be addressed by the policy.

  • USAID | 26 Nov 2012 Proceedings of the 2012 Agricultural Conference of South Sudan

    Includes presentations on large-scale farmland investment in Sudan by public and private sector representatives.

  • Leadership | 09 Aug 2012 The scramble for African land (1)

    "Today, all patriotic Africans are weeping when they see how African governments are giving out African lands, dispossessing the African people of their ancestral land, for practically next to nothing, in the name of attracting foreign investors!", writes Abba Mahmood

  • GRAIN | 11 Jun 2012 Squeezing Africa dry: behind every land grab is a water grab

    GRAIN looks behind the current scramble for land in Africa to reveal a global struggle for what is increasingly seen as a commodity more precious than gold or oil - water.

  • NPA | 06 Jun 2012 Striving to secure rights for 89,000 land users

    In South Sudan, between 2007 and 2010, about 9% of the total land surface was leased or in the process of being leased for large-scale land investment.

  • Africa Assets | 23 Mar 2012 Citadel touts African infrastructure projects, defends agribusiness investment

    Egypt’s Citadel Capital has been busy defending its work in Africa, such as in South Sudan where it has taken a number of measures to ensure its agribusiness project benefits the local community and doesn’t step on small farmer toes.

  • Nairobi Star | 21 Mar 2012 South Sudan: Concord doing good for country

    To date, Citadel Capital has invested US$ 25 million in the Concord farm project, which makes us by far one of the largest investors in South Sudan outside the oil industry.

  • The Star | 16 Mar 2012 Governments should protect citizens’ interests

    The bottom line is that it is the responsibility of the host governments to set policies and a legal framework that protect their citizens’ interests – by encouraging investment, and protecting the rights of affected individuals.



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