Deal #1794

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Delta du Saloum National Park, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Sine Saloum and Casamance deltas, on the southeast Atlantic coast of Senegal

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Casamance, Senegal

Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
10000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 1700
[2011] 10000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2008] 173
[2009] 1700
[2011] 4900
[2012] 10000
Comment on land area
Inital intended size is 1700ha, increased to 10 000.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
For carbon sequestration/REDD, Conservation
Comment on intention of investment
The project is to accelerate the resettlement of mangroves in areas where it does not happen spontaneously. The restoration of an ecosystem producing fishery resources (fish, shellfish) and wood is the main benefit expected. Wood and fish for the communities.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Oral Agreement)
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
The approval of the Senegalese authorities (LoA) was obtained in March 2011. This approval is subject to a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding of 10 years between Livelihoods, oceanium and the Senegalese government.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Startup phase (no production)
[2009] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
The company started replanting mangroves in 2008--with 173ha planted. Increased to 1,700 hectares in 2009 and 4900 hectares in 2010 and 2011. Jeremy suggests that this project is abandoned.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
200000
Comment on contract farming
350 villages, over 200 000 people have been mobilized through the project.

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
10

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
56

Operating company

Name of investment project
Oceanium Mangrove Restoration Project
Comment on investment chain
Funded by Danone Fund for Nature

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2008-01-01
Comment on data source
Oceanium mangrove restoration project

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Blue Carbon Portal-- Mangrove Restoration Project: Oceanium-Senegal

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Bloomberg Business -- Company Overview of Orbeo SAS

Data source #4

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-10-21
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

How did the community react?

Comment on community reaction
Yes, volountary basis

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
IMPROVEMENT OF MANGROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND DECREASING DELTA SALINITY THAT INCREASES POTENTIAL REVENUE-- WOOD AND FISH FOR THE COMMUNITIES.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Forestry
Other

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
CDM project activity plans to establish 1700 ha of mangrove plantations on currently degraded wetlands in the Sine Saloum and Casamance deltas, Senegal.

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