• Cambodia holds land deal talks
    • Financial Times
    • 20 November 2008

    Cambodia is in talks with several Asian and Middle Eastern governments to receive as much as $3bn in agricultural investment in return for millions of hectares in land concessions, according to a senior government official.

  • South Korea's Daewoo to grow corn in Madagascar
    • Reuters
    • 18 November 2008

    South Korea's Daewoo Logistics will plant corn in Madagascar, a company official said on Tuesday, with a long-term aim to replace more than half the corn it currently imports from mostly the United States.

  • Booming Gulf looks overseas for agriculture needs
    • Associated Press
    • 16 November 2008

    Gulf nations now are quietly scouring the globe for rich farmland to rent or buy outright.

  • Global Food Crisis: A Bowl of Opportunities for Muslim World
    • Dinar Standard
    • 03 November 2008

    This analysis looks at how the oil-rich Muslim economies could leverage their existing relationships with agriculture based Muslim economies (which have a wide productivity gap with the worlds net agriculture exporters) taking them to globally competitive levels; reaping for themselves high investment returns, securing their own food sources, and contributing to alleviation of the food crisis from other Muslim countries.

  • Foreigners farm for themselves in a hungry Africa
    • Los Angeles Times
    • 28 September 2008

    Some of the world's richest nations are coming to grow crops and export the yields, hoping to turn the global epicenter of malnutrition into a breadbasket for themselves.

  • Gulf states covet Asian farms
    • Asia Times
    • 26 September 2008

    Once committed largely to perceived safe-haven investments in the United States, Gulf nations are now looking to send their petrodollar surpluses towards a more exotic global destination: Southeast Asian farmland.

  • Kuwait eyes agriculture investments in Sudan; deal signed
    • Zawya Dow Jones
    • 09 September 2008

    Kuwait and Sudan will forge a “giant” strategic partnership to jointly invest in the agriculture sector

  • Kuwait, Sudan agree to boost economic partnership
    • Sudan Tribune
    • 08 September 2008

    Sudan and Kuwait agreed today to enhance strategic economic partnership between the two countries especially in the field of agricultural investments.

  • Qatar, Vietnam set up US$1b fund, eye agriculture, paper
    • Intellasia / Reuters
    • 04 September 2008

    8Natural gas exporter Qatar and Vietnam have set up a US$1 billion fund to invest in sectors including agriculture. Sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority will provide 90% of the fund's equity, Gulf Times reported, citing Phung The Long, Vietnam's Ambassador to Doha. "We have exchange ideas about setting up an animal farm for breeding cattle and lambs," The Long said.

  • Kuwait thrashes out farming deal
    • Myanmar Times
    • 01 September 2008

    A Kuwaiti delegation last week met with the Myanmar cabinet and industry officials to discuss investment in the agricultural sector.

  • Kuwait eyes Asia for food supply, agriculture investments
    • Reuters
    • 17 August 2008

    Kuwait is talking with Asian countries about securing food supplies and investing in agriculture as the Gulf state looks to diversify its sources of food, state news agency KUNA reported yesterday.

  • Several agreements signed on PM's Asian tour
    • Kuwait Times
    • 17 August 2008

    In Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, His Highness the Prime Minister od Kuwait’s visit was of great importance given the promising financial investment opportunities in those nations. One of the main topics discussed was food imports from these countries as a means for securing food supply, facilitating a Kuwaiti energy supply to them, as well as cooperation in oil exploration and the agricultural field.

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