Deal #1777

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Makhana, Senegal

Latitude
16.077601378332993
Longitude
-16.351632385058565
Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Makhana, St Loius- location was chosen as easy transportation (transport network available in that location) and land availability

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
418
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2003] 371
[2015] 418
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2012] 200
[2013] 250
[2014] 300
[2015] 340
[2016] 418
Comment on land area
December 2015 spatial data (received 11:01:2016) states that the company has 418ha in operation and under contract.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2003] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of employees (domestic)
344
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
724

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Moussa DJIRE & Augustin WAMBO, Les transactions sur les terres en Africa de l’Ouest, 2010

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Company website

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2015-10-08
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Map depicting spatial location and size under contract of cases in Northern Senegal

Data source #4

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-01-11
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Simon is conducting spatial mapping of land deals in Senegal.

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-08-23
Comment on data source
Spreadsheet with information on the case. Spreadsheet not public.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Capacity Building
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Technology transfer to local producers and school supplies.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Fruit (unspecified), Tomatoes

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Comment on use of produce
Corn sold to the UK market, tomatoes sold on the local market.

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes
Comment on water extraction envisaged
Receive water through a buried pipeline and use drip irrigation.

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)

How much water is extracted?

Water extraction amount
63875
Comment on how much water is extracted
175m3/day*365

Overall comment

Overall comment
3050000euro investment

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