Four local firms acquire Sudan agricultural lands

Arab News | 24 January 2014

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 by four Saudi companies to raise various crops.  Dr. Ibrahim Al-Khidir, governor of the region, announced the entry of Saudi companies — Al-Safi, Al-Marai, Tabuk Agriculture Co, and Al-Jouf Co, in the field of agriculture.  Al-Khidir, speaking to local media, welcomed Saudi investments in his state, stating the investment enjoyed advantages in terms of security, stability and more importantly, fertile land which are located in the Nubian basin area…http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/23082-four-local-firms-acquire-sudan-agricultural-lands#sthash.RIc0kiZU.dpuf

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