Deal #1797

Location #1

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Country
Location
Senegal

Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
60000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2006] 3000
Comment on land area
3000-15000. The company plans to expand up to 60000 .

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
Company went bankrupt in 2008

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Africa Biofuel-- Environmental Comparisons of Croton Megalocarpus vs. Other Tropical Feedstocks Dr. Lenard Milich Director, Research and Development

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Bioking Jatrohpa plantation Business: Invest in a Jatropha plantation run by dutch company Bioking.

Data source #4

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Court ruling transcript

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-10-21
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Confirmation that the project is abandoned.

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-05-20
Comment on data source
African Agriculture- Jatropha, promising 'green gold' that needs caution

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

Overall comment

Overall comment
BioKing is bankrupt (2008), company continued under the name of VMA Trading BV. Plantation in Senegal abandoned. No new data sources for this project.

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