Deal #3443

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Lichinga, Mozambique

Target country
Mozambique

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
4800.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2012] 4800
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2016] 950

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities
Comment on intention of investment
Soya beans for animal feed (poultry feed).

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2012] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
The entire project was under operation in 2014.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
68

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
[2016] 122

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
AC Matama has brought in AgDevCo to help finance its operations. AgDevCo has made $500,000 long-term loan that finances the development of an irrigation scheme.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2013-07-08

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-03-23
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain- Nacala Land Grabbers table

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Company sources
File

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Capacity Building
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Primary school. In the evening, the farmers use the facilities to learn best agronomic practices.

Materialized benefits for local communities

Materialized benefits for local communities
Education
Comment on materialized benefits for local communities
Primary school. In the evening, the farmers use the facilities to learn best agronomic practices.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Comment on former land owner
Lichinga Farm was formerly state owned.

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
Corn (Maize), Potatoes, Soya Beans

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Animal fodder for King Franco (chicken)

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company has two other operations in Mozambique-- #5620, 5621.

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