Deal #1645

Location #1

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Country
Location
Malawi

Target country
Malawi

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
7000.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
7000
Comment on land area
Another data source mentions 5000ha. GLP report states intended size is 200 000ha (criticism states that the authors misinterpreted their sources and intended size was always only 7000ha).

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2010] Startup phase (no production)
[2011] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
Company decided to focus activities only on India.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
The company has since been renamed NEOS Resources Plc

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
GLP Report, no 1 of 2010, International Project Office and authors. The Global Land Project. Land Grab in Africa, Emerging land system drivers in a teleconnected world.

Data source #2

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

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Company Annual Report 2012-- Annual report and accounts for the 18 month period ended 30 June 2012

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-05-31
Comment on data source
The Guardian -- Biofuels boom in Africa as British firms lead rush on land for plantations.

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2007-04-16
Comment on data source
Knowledge for Development Dans quelle mesure les biocarburants sont-ils une source d’énergie durable?

Data source #6

Data source type
Crowdsourcing
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-09-29
Comment on data source
Agri money.com -- Jatropha a 'disappointment', D1 Oils admits

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Company annual report and accounts 2010

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
AGF (Agrofuel production)

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