The AAAID contributes to the capital of 55 agricultural companies across 12 Arab countries. Activities of these AAAID companies cover agriculture and livestock production, including the production of red meat, poultry and fish, agro-processing, dairy and oil production, the manufacture of drugs and advanced irrigation equipment, along with other activities closely related to the agricultural sector.
According to the financial report of 2020, the AAAID’s total value of investments in its existing and Companies in Various Stages of Implementation, and projects are under establishment and implementation is approximately USD 661.5 million. It represents about 91% of the paid-up capital of 729 million US dollars.
In 2020 the AAAID’s dividends from its companies amounted to approximately USD 4.30 million from total earnings of approximately USD 8.10 million. Many of these profitable companies chose to re-invest a portion of their profits to finance rehabilitation or expansion programs, as well as to enhance their operating capital. And note that dividends do not include capital gains resulting from increasing the market value of companies.