Deal #1401

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Khoms, Libya

Target country
Libya

Land area

Comment on land area
Libya had offered South African farmers a number of agricultural opportunities, including a large fully equipped dairy farm with about 3,600 dairy cattle. Size is unclear. One source states the size may be 60000ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Livestock
Comment on intention of investment
large fully equipped dairy farm with about 3 600 dairy cattle.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Intended (Under negotiation)
[2010] Failed (Negotiations failed)
Comment on negotiation status
A new land deal allowing South African farmers to produce livestock, milk and fruit in Libya has been put on hold pending the finalisation of an investment protection agreement between the two countries. The negotiations were taking place before the political unrest in Libya. Talks have come to a halt.

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
To be operated by individual farmers

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-02-25
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- SAfrica, Libya farm deal awaits agreement

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-11-02
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- SA to assist Libya to revive farming

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Farmers weekly- Libya seeking SA farmers

Data source #4

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 #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-02-26
Comment on data source
Fin24- SA farmers may head to Libya

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Livestock area
Dairy Cattle

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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