Deal #350

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Country
Location
Myanmar

Target country
Myanmar

Land area

Comment on land area
contract farming scheme is intended - unclear, if/how much land acquisition is intended on the part of the investor

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Agriculture unspecified

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
CF scheme intended - unclear, if on leased land or off the lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Intended (Expression of interest)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Comment on contract farming
unclear if CF on or off the lease

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-09-26

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-09-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-09-22

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-01-12

Data source #5

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2014-01-01
Comment on data source
The Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development of Myanmar mentioned a concluded bilateral investment agreement with Kuwait but did not specify if it is the same deal.

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-06-01
Comment on data source
Myanmar and Kuwait signed a bilateral investment treaties but it did not go into force, reasons were not stated

Overall comment

Overall comment
Kuwait expressed interest to invest in various business sectors in Myanmar; they are most interested in making a contract farming-deal, i.e. “They will provide the fertiliser and financial support, hiring Myanmar’s land and human resources, and then in turn they will purchase the crops at world market prices. Paddy plantation and palm oil are the agricultural sectors they are most interested in ..."

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