Deal #1428

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Ihorombe, Madagascar

Target country
Madagascar
Comment on location
Ihorombe

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5000.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2006] 5000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2012] 1000
Comment on land area
Some reports state intended land area up to 150 000hectares.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
The company had no formal land document, they informally rented the land from a religious association.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Oral Agreement)
Comment on negotiation status
Negotiation started again in order to get a formal land lease (the region previously gave them an oral agreement) and now the State want them to follow the regular procedure with the central land administration.

Implementation status

Implementation status
Startup phase (no production)
Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
"The company is not active on the field. They are in stand by".

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

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. New update emailed 11 Sept 2013

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
Date
2014-11-03
Comment on data source
Commercial Farms in Africa- received from Ward

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-03-01
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Investor name, negotiation status and implementation status.

Data source #6

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2017-05-09
Comment on data source
Project abandoned.

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted
Comment on consultation of local community
Some of the affected communities are reported to not have been consulted about the project.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Comment on former land owner
Rented from a religious association.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

Comment on in country processing of produce
maize-storage facility with a 5,000-tonne capacity

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
No

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