Deal #1796

Location #1

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Exact location
Location
Diama, Senegal

Latitude
16.128275529476493
Longitude
-16.403044716064414
Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Saint-Louis , Diama, Mberaay

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
126
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 110
Comment on land area
110 ha under exploitation in 2010, CIRAD 2015 data states 126ha- however it is not clear if this expansion occurred in 2015 or beforehand.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
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 jobs (domestic)
10
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
500

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
is a filiale of italian group FORDALUIS

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
LES ACQUISITIONS DE TERRES A GRANDE ECHELLE AU SENEGALDESCRIPTION D’UN NOUVEAU PHENOMENE, Initiative Perspective Agricole et Rurale, Mai 2011

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Social and Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa—With a Focus on West and Central Africa, Michael Richards

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-01-12
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Simon is mapping land deals in Senegal.

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
None

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Capacity Building

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
Tomatoes, Vegetables (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
Italy

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Food processing (no specification)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Company started with buying tomatoes production from local farmers, then decide to buy land and establish its own production

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