Deal #1545

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Monte Messangulo, Mozambique

Target country
Mozambique

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
80000.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
80000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
3700
Comment on land area
According to CPI data 80,000ha

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)
[2014, current] Project abandoned

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
49

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
784

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
1% held by 2 private investors each, 1 of whom is the CEO of GSFF. Originally owned by GSFF with the other remaining investors. GSFF was merged with Green Resources in May 2014. Green Resources acquired all GSFF Mozambique assets.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
Comment on data source
Company website Information on subsidiaries has been taken down (http://www.gsff.se/en/investments/subsidiaries)

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
Publication title
Understanding land deals in Mozambique
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Oakland Institute- Understanding land deals in Mozambique

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Dutch pension fund admits forest problems in Niassa
Date
2011-12-12
Comment on data source
Agri Hub Mozambique- Dutch pension fund admits forest problems in Niassa

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-06-19
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #6

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2014-05-01
Comment on data source
Green Resources merges with GSFF to create leader in African forestry

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Eucalyptus, Pine

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
TIM (Timber production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Originally owned by GSFF with the other remaining investors. GSFF was merged with Green Resources in May 2014. Green Resources acquired all GSFF Mozambique assets.

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