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Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Dizangué, Cameroon

Latitude
3.7796742
Longitude
9.977248599999939
Target country
Cameroon

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
15500
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1987] 15500
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2010] 4028
[2014] 9800

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1987] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
This plantation was originally purchased by Rivaud Group (Terres Rouges) in 1959-with a total size of 8800hectares. Was taken over by SAFACAM in 1987- with an increase in size under contract to 15500ha.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1987] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Rivaud Group (Terres Rouges) did not plant anything on the land, thus production on the land only started when SAFACAM took the land over in 1987.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes

Operating company

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
"Oil palm in Africa: Past, Present And Future Scenarios", by Ricardo Carrere, from World Rainforest Movement

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Bollore Website

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Socfin website

Data source #4

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2015-01-13
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture
Smallholder agriculture
Pastoralism

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm, Rubber tree

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
POL (Palm oil production), rubber

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