Deal #2041

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Mkushi, Zambia

Target country
Zambia

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
1000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2009] 300
Comment on land area
Initial target 300ha to grow to 1000+ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
option to purchase farm planned for duration of 2 years

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
option to purchase farm planned for duration of 2 years

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Company website

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2013-10-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
File
Comment on data source
Spreadsheet received from Martin Ostermeier

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
AGF (Agrofuel production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Viridesco is targeting a 300ha farm with the potential to increase to 1000ha+, Farm search is focused around farming blocks- potential for 1000ha+ in outgrowers. Not further evidence regarding this case could be found in the country.

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