Deal #1424

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Antisiranana, Madagascar

Target country
Madagascar
Comment on location
Diana-- plantation site. Pilot project in Ambolobozikely, 50 Km southeast of Antsiranana, and Bobakilandy,

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
10000
Comment on land area
very small plantation- pilot operation started in 2008 on 20ha which later expanded to 80ha. company switched to seed collecting

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels
Comment on intention of investment
Seed collection

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Failed (Negotiations failed)
Comment on negotiation status
They planned initially to access land. They changed their project and try to develop contract farming. But in 2010 they only collected the seeds. They do not intervene anymore as "agricultural producer".

Implementation status

Implementation status
Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
Pilot operation started in 2008 on 20ha which later expanded to 80ha

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Comment on contract farming
The company tried to develop contract farming

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Comment on data source
Interview with manager

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Perrine reviewed all MDG cases at the end of 2012

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
After Daewoo? Current status and perspectives of large-scale land acquisitions in Madagascar by R. A. Ratsialonana, L. Ramarojohn , P. Burnod, A. Teyssier 2011.

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Les entreprises françaises impliquées dans l’acquisition et la gestion de grands domaines agricoles et plantations à l’international

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
AGF (Agrofuel production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Pilot project of 80ha. Project then failed and was abandoned.

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