Deal history comparison #5989

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Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Khartoum, Sudan

Target country
Sudan
Comment on location
rural Khartoum, not far away from the Blue Nile to the East, Om Doum

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Khartoum, Sudan

Target country
Sudan
Comment on location
rural Khartoum, not far away from the Blue Nile to the East, Om Doum

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 420
Comment on land area
1,000 feddans

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Agriculture unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
Specific intention under agriculture unknown

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
Probably a lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started
[2013] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
When the investor started construction work on the site, Omdoum community members obstructed the work. Armed police were sent, and violent clashes erupted. Investor withdrew and land was reverted back to the community as a residential extension to Om Doum.

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 420
Comment on land area
1,000 feddans

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Agriculture unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
Specific intention under agriculture unknown

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
Probably a lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started
[2013] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
When the investor started construction work on the site, Omdoum community members obstructed the work. Armed police were sent, and violent clashes erupted. Investor withdrew and land was reverted back to the community as a residential extension to Om Doum.

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Investor from Gulf states, Saudi Arabia

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Investor from Gulf states, Saudi Arabia

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-04-27
Comment on data source
Sudan Tribune-Sudan police denies firing shots at protestors in East Khartoum

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-05-04
Comment on data source
Sudan Tribune- Khartoum governor accuses opposition of fueling recent protests in Om Doum

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-04-27
Comment on data source
Sudan Tribune-Sudan police denies firing shots at protestors in East Khartoum

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-05-04
Comment on data source
Sudan Tribune- Khartoum governor accuses opposition of fueling recent protests in Om Doum

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Displacement of people

Comment on displacement of people
Land reverted back to local community.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Displacement of people

Comment on displacement of people
Land reverted back to local community.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Comment on former land use
formerly used for rain-fed sorghum farming under customary tenure

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Comment on former land use
formerly used for rain-fed sorghum farming under customary tenure

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Overall comment

Overall comment
When the investor started construction work on the site, Omdoum community members obstructed the work. Armed police were sent, and violent clashes erupted. Investor withdrew and land was reverted back to the community as a residential extension to Om Doum.

Overall comment

Overall comment
When the investor started construction work on the site, Omdoum community members obstructed the work. Armed police were sent, and violent clashes erupted. Investor withdrew and land was reverted back to the community as a residential extension to Om Doum.