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Vol 4 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2011

Spinning and sowing

Bangladeshi companies will be the next Asian businesses scouring African countries in pursuit of land. With a growing population, rapidly disappearing arable land and rising food prices, the Dhaka government’s new push for food security led to the creation in May of two new industry organisations: the Bangladesh Africa Business Forum (BABF) and the Bangladesh Africa Business Organization (BABO). Bangladeshi companies have come the closest to signing full-fledged deals in Tanzania and Uganda.

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