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Khartoum, Sudan 27-28th February 2017 Speakers Sponsors


The Third Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment is the largest gathering of decision makers, private and institutional investors, academics, innovators, Farmer Union representatives and scientific experts with the aim of discussing all economic and social aspects in the field of agricultural investment. With the immense potential and agricultural wealth found in Arab countries, the conference aims at creating opportunities and finding solutions in the provision of direct and indirect agricultural production inputs.

Strategic Partners




Diamond sponsor

Al Rawabi Dairy
DAL Food
Arab Poultry Production and Processing Company (ARAPPCO)
White Nile Sugar Company (WNSC)
Al Rajhi International for Investment
Mahgoub Sons Group
Kenana Sugar Company
Blue Nile Mashreg Bank

Platinum Sponsor

Arab Iraqi Milk Production Company

Golden Sponsor

Qatar National Bank
Bank of Khartoum
The Middle East Insurance Co.
Alkhorayef Industries
Al Safi Danone Company
The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC)

Al Salam Rotana Khartoum

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Facilitated Visa application procedures...

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VALIANT Business

Communication Partner

Red Ray

Media Partner



session I


His Excellency the President of the Republic Omer Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir’s Arab Food Security Initiative
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session II


Investment and Agricultural Finance Policies in the Arab countries
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session III


Investment in Animal and Plant Production
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session IV


Investment in Agricultural Processing
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session V


Innovation and Modern Technology in the Agricultural Sector
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Dear Participants

Kindly view the “Show me” field visits to investment projects that will organise an introductory tour of each project during the second day of the conference, the 28th of February,2017. Should you be interested in joining one of the field visits, kindly select the visit you are interested in after filling your registration form.


Elafoon farm, a 1,500-Feddan integrated farm, is currently 5000head and planned to reach 12,000 strong Holstein/Friesian breed.  The farmlies in Khartoum State in the area of Ailafoun, 45 km southeast of Khartoumcity.

The farm is an integrated farm performing all processes related tomilk production, starting from fodder production (Alfalfa, maize silage,sorghum hay) and ends with managing the dairy herd to produce quality milk, inthis respect the farm use the latest technology in milking, herd management,breeding, and nutrition.  The fodder crops are cultivated under centrepivot irrigation, with maximum water efficiency usage.  In addition,controlled agricultural environment for the production of vegetables, shrubs,ornamentals and fruit trees, are among the ongoing the activities.

DAL FOOD: Al Waha farm:

Al Waha farm, a 22,000-Feddan.  The farm lies in KhartoumState in the area of Sharq Elnile, 70 km southeast of Khartoum city.

Al Waha, was established to focus on crop farming. This, alongwith the introduction of advanced pivot irrigation methods, has led to today’soutput of over 80 million tonnes of top-grade, sun ripened fodder, whichsupplies not only the company’s needs, but also neighboring farms and exportmarkets.

In support of the development of Sudanese Agriculture, CTC Group established a modern infra-structure to be in conformity with the changing and dynamic global developments in technologies and with the favorable investment environment in the Sudan. This will allow CTC to offer high quality services and the most efficient and feasible solutions to its customers. The new Engineering Complex will be inaugurated during 2017, while the Digital Seedling Nursery is working for the fifth season. Both facilities are located in Khartoum North Industrial area.
The Engineering Complex was designed on modern architectural design and occupies about 22,000 m2. It is composed of a modern training center focusing on agricultural engineering technologies to cope with the accelerated rate of adoption of modern technologies and innovations. It will also contribute to build capacities of engineers, technicians, and operators working with the different agricultural equipment such as tractors, tillage machinery, planting equipment, harvesting and post harvesting equipment from a number of principal suppliers such as New Holland and Case International Companies. The Center is considered as a regional training center. It can serve the Sudan as well as the neighboring countries. The Engineering center is equipped with state of the art training facilities such as two and three dimension simulators. The center will also give certificates for the different levels of courses it offer.
The digital Nursery (DN) is the only one of its kind in the Sudan. The total built area is around 5,000 m2. It is divided into three parts: the seeding pavilion, the germination room, and the husbandry green house. All these are utilizing the most advanced technologies in seeding, environment control (temperature, humidity, solar radiation), and irrigation technologies. The monthly production of the digital Nursery is about 2.5 million vegetable and fruit seedlings. These are produced upon demand and request from our customers.

* The distance between friend ship hall and our premises is around 20 KM which will take around 20 – 25 minutes.

Al Ahli Agricultural Limited Company is one of the wholly owned companies of the Ahli Egyptian Bank registered under the Company Act of the year 1925 in the Republic of Sudan. The company operates in the agricultural investment sector with focus on feed cultivation including alfalfa and maize as well as animal production with purpose of covering local market need and export to Arab and other countries. Established in April 2011, it shareholders include Al Ahli Capital Holding Company and Al Ahli Land Reclamation and Agricultural Company. Among the company’s implemented projects in Sudan is Al Ahli Egyptian Agricultural Project at a cost of 10 million USD- a fodder and animal production project in an area of 5,000 acres located in West Omdurman -125km from downtown Khartoum. The company plays an active role in supporting agricultural investment and development in Sudan through offering various investment modes, Letters of Credit, training and employment opportunities and execution of import and export operations. The company’s vision and mission values focus on the expansion and diversification of crops, introduction of new technologies and establishment of model farms among other activities to elevate Sudan to its rightful status on the global agricultural map.


VISA Application Process

AAAID has ensured the facilitation of the visa application process for all conference delegates in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan. All visas for purposes of the Conference will be issued on a complimentary basis. Upon registration, delegates are advised to seek information on applicable requirements from the Sudanese diplomatic or consular missions in their home countries.

Delegates may present their invitation letters or registration confirmations from the official Conference website or the Minister of Foreign Affairs directive to all Sudanese diplomatic and consular missions.

*Please click here to download the letter from the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to all its diplomatic and consular missions. Kindly present a copy of this with your visa application form to ensure your visa is expedited and approved.

Prior to leaving their home country, participants are requested to make their own arrangements for entry visas or travel permits that may be required for the entire travel to Khartoum, Sudan including for the countries in transit if applicable. In case of the absence of a Sudanese diplomatic or Consular mission representation in the delegate’s home country, the visa application could be send to the Sudanese Embassy in the nearest country.