Deal #1524

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Lichinga, Mozambique

Target country
Mozambique
Comment on location
Lichinga

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
10000.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
200
Size in operation (production, in ha)
50
Comment on land area
Lords of the Land report states area 1000ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Startup phase (no production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Comment on contract farming
Considering outgrower scheme.

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Company website -- website no longer working. http://www.viridesco.com/jatropha-projects/investment-i-mozambique/

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
"Africa: up for grabs : The scale and impact of land grabbing for agrofuels" by FRIENDS OF THE EARTH AFRICA AND FRIENDS OF THE EARTH EUROPE

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
http://www.open.ac.uk/technology/mozambique/pics/d131619.pdf-- website no longer working.

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
File
Comment on data source
Based on previous detailed work on locations by Dario.

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Publication title
Lords of the Land - Preliminary Analysis of the Phenomenon of Land Grabbing in Mozambique
Date
2011
Comment on data source
Lords of the Land - Preliminary Analysis of the Phenomenon of Land Grabbing in Mozambique, 2011.

Promised benefits for local communities

Comment on promised benefits for local communities
D (OUT-GROWER SCHEMES SUBCONTRACTS)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

Use of produce

Has domestic use
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
Option to scale up operations to 10000 ha, integration of outgrower scheme

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