Deal history comparison #2372

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Location #1

Location
Southern, Pujehun

Target country
Sierra Leone
Comment on location
Southern, Pujehun

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Pujehun, Sierra Leone

Target country
Sierra Leone
Comment on location
Pujehun, Port Loko, Kemena and Bo

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Port Loko, Sierra Leone

Target country
Sierra Leone

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bo, Sierra Leone

Target country
Sierra Leone

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
80,000

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
No information on implementation status (4)

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
220,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
120,000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
300

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Agriculture unspecified

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
No information on implementation status (4)

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Biopalm Energy is an associate of SIVA Group. Difficult to determine the investor country: Biopalm Energy is headquartered in Singapore, but its owner, Siva Group, comes from India (see the companies' homepages).

Operating company

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa: Sierra Leone, Oakland Institute

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Website Siva Group: Group Companies, Biopalm Energy

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
Website Biopalm Energy: Activities, Target Countries

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa: Sierra Leone, Oakland Institute

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Website Siva Group: Group Companies, Biopalm Energy

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
Website Biopalm Energy: Activities, Target Countries

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of other remarks regarding the investment: The company expresses ist vision "to become the largest global player in the production of sustainable palm oil, while ensuring the economic and social welfare of all the stakeholders involved including local communities, employees, distributors and end customers"

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company expresses ist vision "to become the largest global player in the production of sustainable palm oil, while ensuring the economic and social welfare of all the stakeholders involved including local communities, employees, distributors and end customers"