Deal #1909

Location #1

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Coordinates
Location
Bukoba, Tanzania

Latitude
-1.2275783892927334
Longitude
31.27515208593752
Target country
Tanzania
Comment on location
50km from Bukoba, on the way to Uganda

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
17000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2001] 17000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2008] 9000
10000
Comment on land area
KSL controls 17,000 hectares of land under lease as part of the privatization. 10,000 hectares are already under sugarcane production with 7,000 ha irrigated by water from the Kagera River.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Renewable Energy

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2001] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2001] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Previously state-owned.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
300

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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
Media report
File
Date
2011-12-23
Comment on data source
All Africa- Tanzania: NSSF Commended for Investing in Kagera Sugar

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
File
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).

Data source #6

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Kagera Sugar Limited SUMMARY OF PROPOSED INVESTMENT

Data source #7

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Sugar Board of Tanzania- Factories

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Comment on former land owner
initially opened in 1982 under Tanzanian government ownership but was privatized in December 2001 by the Super Group of Companies

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

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

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
The Company lies along the Kagera River Basin thus enjoy easy access to water for irrigation of its plantation

How much water is extracted?

Comment on how much water is extracted
The Company has adequate water rights and currently utilizes less than 1% of the total river flow.

Overall comment

Overall comment
initially opened in 1982 under Tanzanian government ownership but was privatized in December 2001 by the Super Group of Companies.

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