Deal #1397

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Foya, Liberia

Target country
Liberia
Comment on location
Maryland county, Foya districts

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
15000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 15000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2010] Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
In May 2010, Liberia's President Sirleaf announced that the project had collapsed, owing to the overthrow of the Kadhafi regime, and that her government was in the process of identifying a new investor to replace ADA. In 2015 ECOWAS offered to provide funding towards the project. It is not clear to what extent this has occurred.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2009] Startup phase (no production)
[2010] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
In May 2009 1700 ha were brushed and cleared. Second phase to begin in 2010.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
3000

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
20

Operating company

Name of investment project
African Development Aid project
Comment on investment chain
switzerland based lybian investment company Domestic partners: ADA NGO

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
"ACQ3: Social and Environmental Aspects of Large Scale Agricultural Investments" by the World Bank

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-01-06
Comment on data source
All Africa- Liberia: Libya Sets 2011 for ADA-LAP Rice Supply

Data source #4

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-8891537745

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-05-04
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Liberia: Gaddafi's U.S.30 million Lofa project collapses

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain- The global farmland grab in 2016: how big, how bad?

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Capacity Building
Financial Support

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rice (hybrid)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Comment on use of produce
Export only if domestic demand has been satisfied

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Rice

Overall comment

Overall comment
In 2015 ECOWAS offered to provide funding towards the project. It is not clear to what extent this has occurred.

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