Deal history comparison #1205

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Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Gambella, Ethiopia

Target country
Ethiopia
Comment on location
Jikao and Itang districts

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Gambella, Ethiopia

Target country
Ethiopia
Comment on location
Jikao and Itang districts

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
300,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 100000
Comment on land area
100,000ha initially, further 200,000ha after first tranche is under production. 42.088ha in Itang and 57,912ha in Jikao.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Leasing fees

Annual leasing fee
20
Annual leasing fee currency
Ethiopian Birr
Annual leasing fee type
per ha

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
300,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 100000
Comment on land area
100,000ha initially, further 200,000ha after first tranche is under production. 42.088ha in Itang and 57,912ha in Jikao.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
The head of AISD, Mr. Esayas Kebede told OI that the amount of land was not 300,000 ha, but was in fact 100,000 ha, was for 30 years, and was for 111birr/ha (USD 7/ha). Maps publicly on display inside the office showed that the land given was 100,136 ha.

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Leasing fees

Annual leasing fee
20
Annual leasing fee currency
Ethiopian Birr
Annual leasing fee type
per ha

Contract #1

Contract date
2010-10-25
Duration of the agreement (in years)
50

Contract #1

Contract date
2010-10-25
Duration of the agreement (in years)
50

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Ethiopian.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Ethiopian.

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
A case study of the Bechera agricultural development project, Ethiopia

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
The Ethiopia Macroeconomic Handbook by Access Capitals

Data source #6

Data source type
Contract
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-06-02

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
A case study of the Bechera agricultural development project, Ethiopia

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
The Ethiopia Macroeconomic Handbook by Access Capitals

Data source #6

Data source type
Contract

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-06-02

Data source #10

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Oakland Institute: Country report Ethiopia

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Cereals (unspecified), Oil Palm, Pulses (unspecified), Rice, Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
Djibouti
Country 2
Kenya
Comment on use of produce
All East and South Africa is targeted, yet DJI and KEN are the only countries mentioned explicitly. The Ethiopian Agriculture Minister said the trade balance, which was hugely skewed towards India , would tilt in Ethiopia's favour once the projects materialise.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Cereals (unspecified), Oil Palm, Pulses (unspecified), Rice, Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
Djibouti
Country 2
Kenya
Comment on use of produce
All East and South Africa is targeted, yet DJI and KEN are the only countries mentioned explicitly. The Ethiopian Agriculture Minister said the trade balance, which was hugely skewed towards India , would tilt in Ethiopia's favour once the projects materialise.

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Groundwater
Surface water ()

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Groundwater
Surface water ()

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: checked

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: checked