Deal #1908

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Mvomero, Tanzania

Target country
Tanzania
Comment on location
Mtibwa Sugar Estate Ltd. (MSE) is located at 38oE 6oS in Turiani Division, 102 km north of Morogoro town and 290 km from Dar-es-Salaam. It is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level at the Eastern foothills of the Uruguru Mountain range.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
7000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1999] 7000
Comment on land area
with outgrowers operating 11,000 hectares

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Renewable Energy

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1999] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
11000

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2010-01-01
Comment on data source
Cotula, Leonard, "Alternatives to land acquisitions: agricultural investment and collaborative business models"

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Foreign investment in Tanzania by Locher and Sulle (LDPI working paper 31)

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Comment on data source
NATURE AND MAGNITUDE OF LAND ACQUISITIONS IN TANZANIA: ANALYZING ROLE OF DIFFERENT ACTORS, KEY TRENDS AND DRIVERS IN LAND ACQUISITIONS A Paper Presented at the International Conference on “The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa” Held at the Roodevallei Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa, from 18-20th March 2013 Organized by Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC).

Promised benefits for local communities

Comment on promised benefits for local communities
D (OUT-GROWER SCHEMES SUBCONTRACTS)

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Comment on use of produce
‘Part of the sugar produced is exported to the EU under the Sugar Protocol while the remaining is sold locally.’ (company's website)

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
SUP (Sugar production)

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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