Deal #1562

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Bela Vista, Mozambique

Latitude
-26.3411009
Longitude
32.66754900000001
Target country
Mozambique

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
20000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
1800
Comment on land area
Only 1800ha obtained, rest legal issues. Expansion phase I to 6,000ha, eventually to 20,000ha

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
implementation delayed due to land conflicts (stand: June 2011); originally it was intended to plant rice in an area of 6000 ha in the initial phase beginning in September 2011

Implementation status

Implementation status
Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
implementation delayed due to land conflicts (stand: June 2011); originally it was intended to plant rice in an area of 6000 ha in the initial phase beginning in September 2011. Delay also due to the fall of the Gaddafi government.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
600

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Oakland Institute- Understanding land investment deals in Mozambique.

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-04-13
Comment on data source
Macauhub- Rice project in Mozambique awaiting land concession for production to begin.

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-11-29
Comment on data source
Farmland grab- Mozambique: Rice processing factory for Matutuine

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Mozambique large land concessions

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain- Nacala land grabbers table

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (smallholders)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rice (hybrid)

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
RIC (Rice processing)

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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