Deal #1637

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Rosso, Mauritania

Target country
Mauritania

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
2000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 2000
Comment on land area
pilot farm for AgroGlobe project

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
No recent information available on this project. Grain states that the project has failed.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-12-20
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Pour un peu plus de 50 milliards de francs Cfa : Wade brade la vallée à des Saoudiens

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-08-11
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Foras rice project in Mauritania

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain Land deals, January 2012

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2016-06-14
Comment on data source
The global farmland grab in 2016: how big, how bad?

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2018-06-06
Comment on data source
Grain- Failed farmland deals: a growing legacy of disaster and pain

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rice

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
Saudi Arabia

Overall comment

Overall comment
Foras-Maurétanie est soutenue par la Banque Islamique de Développement, le gouvernement saoudien, des hommes d'affaires mauritaniens. Foras avait demandé 100 000 ha des terres. , part of AgroGlobe farming project: within 7 years Saudi investor Foras wants to produce 7 million tonnes of rice on 700,000 hectares of irrigated lands, mainly in Senegal and Mali, with Mauritania, Uganda, Sudan and Niger also being considered

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