Farming

Al Dahra operates and manages a land bank of about 200,000 acres of owned and leased lands in diversified geographies across the globe for the farming and cultivation of various human food and animal feed crops. Investments made in farming land in the United States, Europe, and Africa have been characterized by the careful selection of areas enjoying favorable climate conditions, easy access to irrigation water and high fertility soil specifications to guarantee the best possible yields.

As an organization with a focused farming mindset, Al Dahra employs experts in the agribusiness sector and technical farming, ensuring alignment across all divisions on the key mandate to:

  • Implement best farming practices and apply modern cultivation and harvesting techniques
  • Invest in the latest farming and irrigation technologies, machineries and equipment
  • Source the highest quality seeds, raw material and agrochemicals (pesticides and fertilizers)
  • Apply best practices in terms of crop management, seasonal crop rotation and harvesting
  • Support ecological and agricultural sustainability and natural resources’ preservation

In addition to managing its own farming operations, Al Dahra has established strong relations with farmers around the world, signing long-term supply agreements with them to buy their crops at fixed prices.

200K acres

land portfolio including leased and owned land across various geographies

20+ countries

with established operations spread across the Northern and Southern globe hemispheres

30+ entities

trading in various commodities across the Human Food and Animal Feed divisions

1B+ USD

annual group turnover

51%

group average CAGR over the past 5 years

1M MT

group annual grains processing, trading and supply capacity

2M MT

group annual forage production and supply capacity

150K MT

group annual fruits and vegetables farming and supply capacity

#1

customer of Khalifa port in the United Arab Emirates

Etihad Mills

Grain biggest trading hub in the Middle East, that can cater to 2.4 Billion people.

Al Dahra ACX Global

Al Dahra ACX Global number 1 forage exporter in the USA for 2015