Deal #3432

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Richard Toll, Senegal

Latitude
16.427457686071804
Longitude
-15.754820306640568
Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
On the Senegal River

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
14395
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1970] 10000
14395
Size in operation (production, in ha)
10000
[2015] 14395
Comment on land area
CIRAD maps states the area under contract ranges between 10000-14400ha. New CIRAD data (2015) states that the company has 14395ha planted.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1970] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1970] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of employees (domestic)
[2010] 6000

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
2015-10-08
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Map depicting spatial location of this case and others.

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-05-17
Comment on data source
Seneweb- Les difficultés de la Compagnie sucrière sénégalaise en exergue

Data source #4

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-01-11
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Simon is in mapping land deals in Senegal.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Comment on use of produce
One media report stated that in 2013 the company struggled to sell their output on the local market.

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Sugar production (juice is crystallized and dried), ethanol fuel, alcohol

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Senegal River

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