Deal #1765

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Lac de Guiers, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Region of the Senegal river, Lake Guiers, in the Mbane and Gaé counties.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
40000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 8000

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Renewable Energy

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Grain states that the project never materialized.

Implementation status

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

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-04-03
Comment on data source
Nigerian News Service- Dangote invests $1b in Senegal

Data source #2

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

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-10-21
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Jeremy states that the project may be abandoned. Grain report concurs.

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-02-03
Comment on data source
SENEGAL: Dangote to develop sugar mill and 40,000 hectares of cane

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
Sugar Cane

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Sugar

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Senegal river

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