Deal #1791

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Linguere, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
département de Linguère

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
20000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2005] 20000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2007] 5500
Comment on land area
18000ha according to ILC report

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities, For carbon sequestration/REDD, Forestry unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
Reforestation of degraded land.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
The project generates income of two types: income from the production of gum and income from sales of carbon credits.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2005] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Planting began in August 2005. The project was temporary suspended, which explains the delay between the initial planting phases in 2005 and the publication of the PDD in 2011. Jeremy states that this project may be abandoned.

Leasing fees

Comment on leasing fees
Asiyla Gum Company has a license granting it exemption the value added tax (VAT) for a period of 20 years.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
[2008] 36
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
Permanent positions as well as temporary positions.

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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

Data source #2

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
CASCADe programme presentation

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-10-21
Comment on data source
Jeremy states that this project may be abandoned.

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Certificate of compliance to USDA National Organic Program, Final Rule 7 CFR Part 205, products certified as organic.

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
CASCADe Africa 2007-2011. FOREST CARBON PROJECTS CONSIDERATION OF THE CDM PRIOR TO THE START OF THE PROJECT. The case study of the Asiyla Gum project in Senegal. May 2011.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Designated grazing areas for livestock. Food crops can also be grown on plantations.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia, Rubber tree

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Arabic Gum. Produced 200 tonnes in 2008.

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