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Deal #1399

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Khadra', Libya

Target country
Libya
Comment on location
Khadra, east of Tripoli

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
40000
Comment on land area
40 000ha of 80 year old olive trees in Libya.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Failed (Negotiations failed)
Comment on negotiation status
This deal was under negotiation before the political unrest. Since then discussions have halted.

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
Collapsed state farm. The trees were planted in the 1930s at 20m intervals, leaving plenty of room for other crops to be grown commercially between the rows.

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
To be operated by 80 individual farmers

 

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-05-09
Comment on data source
Ghana Business News- South African Farmers in high demand across Africa

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-09-30
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- S.Africa farmers to conclude Congo, Libya land deals

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE

Data source #4

Data source type
Personal information

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-03-11
Comment on data source
Farmers Weekly- Libyan uprising sinks hopes of South African Farmers.

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-11-09
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Farmers sample what Libya offers

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Comment on former land owner
Collapsed state farm. The trees were planted in the 1930s at 20m intervals, leaving plenty of room for other crops to be grown commercially between the rows.

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Grapes, Olives

Overall comment

Overall comment
different investment sizes: 35000 ha according to Reuters

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