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Deal #3009

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone

Target country
Sierra Leone
Comment on location
Mattru chiefdom, Southern Bonthe

Land area

Comment on land area
Contract farming only. Rather than buy land, FELDA says that it wants to replicate its Malaysian smallholder cooperative model in Africa and sell planting materials and technical expertise in exchange for long-term supplies.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Agriculture unspecified, Industry

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Intended (Expression of interest)
Comment on negotiation status
Grain states the project never materialized (2012).

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
2500

Operating company

Name of investment project
Mattru Oil Palm Plantation
Comment on investment chain
Islamic Development Bank has approved fifteen million dollars (US$15 million) to expand the Mattru Oil Palm Plantations and to build a processing plant therein. The Government of Malaysia has also provided funding for this project.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa: Sierra Leone, Oakland Institute

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
GOVERNMENT SECURES MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR FUNDING FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain-Planet palm oil, September 2014

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2018-06-06
Comment on data source
Grain- Failed farmland deals: a growing legacy of disaster and pain

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Palm oil

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