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Zambia looks to 'land farm' model to realise agricultural potential

Land-rich Zambia is seeking investors to develop its agricultural sector on a major scale.

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View from Middle East and Africa: AfCFTA can deliver on economic diversity

The Middle East and Africa region is focusing on economic diversification to ensure resilience against future economic crises.

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Sri Lanka retains crown as fDi’s most diversified island economy

Sri Lanka and New Zealand hang on first and second place in fDi's Diversification Index for island economies.

China makes tracks to invest in Lebanese railway

A rail network connecting Beirut in Lebanon and Damascus in Syria is attracting Chinese attention. 

Namibian mining industry opposes tax reforms

Namibia's mining industry is responsible for 14% of GDP and expanded 28% in 2018, but now it fears that government proposals to change taxes will hit exploration and deter investment. Jason Mitchell reports.

A mixed bag for Middle Eastern and African FDI in 2018

Project numbers and capital investment increased in MEA in 2018, although results were uneven on an individual basis.

Tourism FDI takes off

The hotels and tourism sector saw a huge increase in FDI in 2018.

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Nakheel targets a life of affordable luxury in Dubai

Nakheel, one of Dubai’s leading real estate developers, is diversifying to keep up with an evolving tourism climate and changing consumer preferences. 

WFZO: Dubai home to 17.5% of mid-east free zones

The Middle East is now the fourth largest free zone host region in the world, says the World Free Zones Organization. 

Israel sees rising Chinese FDI

Israel is balancing increased Chinese investment with US suspicions surrounding Chinese tech. 

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