Deal #3766

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Winneba, Ghana

Target country
Ghana
Comment on location
Also in Traboumo. 40km from Accra the capital city of Ghana and 10 km from Winneba

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Approximate location
Location
Manso, Ghana

Target country
Ghana

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
13500
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2007] 7000
Comment on land area
The company acquired 7000ha with an option to expand to 13500ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Livestock
Comment on intention of investment
Another data source states the company is rearing livestock, producing maize and sunflower.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
Another data source states 25years duration of agreement.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2007] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2007] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
Nursery active in 2007. Plan to develop 100 ha per year.

Contract farming

Comment on contract farming
we will be in a position to offer a smart "outgrower" concept to local people thus enabling them to produce on their own.

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
49

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes

Operating company

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
A PRESENTATION ON THE PROGRESS MADE IN THE SYMBOIL PROJECT IN GHANA

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-05-22
Comment on data source
Modern Ghana. Symboil supports electrification of Adum Treboum community.

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Website no longer working

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
LAND GRABBING FOR BIOFUELS MUST STOP: February 2013 EU biofuel policies are displacing communities and starving the planet

Data source #5

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

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Cash donation towards the electrification of Adum Treboum, a community in the Western Region.

Former land cover

Former land cover
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Jatropha, Oil Palm, Sun Flower
Livestock area
Cattle

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
Germany
Comment on use of produce
To be used as bio-fuel

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

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