Deal history comparison #1774

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Location #1

Target country
Senegal

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Country
Location
Senegal

Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
100,000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
D (NO LAND TRANSFER)

Land area

Comment on land area
Outgrowers only

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
Outgrowers only

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Intended (Under negotiation)
Comment on negotiation status
China is close to a deal with farmers in the West African country of Senegal to use 100,000 hectares for growing peanuts, President Abdoulaye Wade said

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
100,000
Comment on contract farming
under the agreement, which involved farmers' groups, the Chinese would provide fertilisers and other help

Operating company

Operating company

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Unsure if it is the Chinese state. No mention of investor details other than "China" and "the Chinese"

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Peanut (groundnut)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Peanut (groundnut)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Coordinator's overview comment: Review all elements. Oxfam Hong Kong assert the investor name is unknown: matrix does not contain specific data describing investor enough to reasonably assess whether it is a Chinese legal entity Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: China was close to a deal with farmers' groups to use 100,000 hectares for growing peanuts.