Deal #3435

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Mbane, Senegal

Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
20000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2005] 20000
Comment on land area
18,200ha jatropha + 1,800ha food crops

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2009] Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
One data source states the government opposition council decided to cancel the allocation of 20,000 hectares of land in 2009.

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Allegations have surfaced that President Wade himself is the owner of the company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Action Aid- Women realise their rights too late to save their land

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Energy and Food security in Sub-Saharan Africa: Global crisis, Local impacts. By I. Hathie and B. Yiyugsah, Wilson Centre.

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-12-13
Comment on data source
Land Grabs and Implications on Food Sovereignty and Social Justice in Senegal. Joanna La Francesca

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-08-03
Comment on data source
Cablegate: Senegal's Ruling Party Steals Local Election in Mbane

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Other
Comment on former land use
some of the land crosses over into the lake and into another rural community

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha, Food crops (unspecified)

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Agrofuel

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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