Saudi company to invest in Sudan agri, animal projects

Published: 04 Jan 2014
The Saudi company Iktifaa will establish agricultural and animal projects in Sudan state to produce grain and cattle feed. (Photo: Reuters)

KHARTOUM – The executive director of the Saudi agricultural company, Iktifaa, Mohamed Bin Saeed Al-Atiya, has 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.  Al-Atiya stressed in statements on Thursday following meetings with officials in Khartoum, Sennar, and Northern states that his company would grow wheat, corn, and oilseeds such as sunflower and peanuts as well as investing in cattle fattening projects.
He said that the chairman of Iktifaa’s board of directors, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mashaal Bin Abdul Aziz directly instructed the company to invest in Sudan within the framework of the initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for achieving Arab food security. http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/22996#sthash.xQ23b7FL.dpuf

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