Deal #3842

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Tanga, Tanzania

Target country
Tanzania

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
729
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2007] 81
[2010] 324
Comment on land area
Its 81 ha farm in Tanga was launched in 2007. Boleyn recently won permission to develop another 243 ha of land to expand the olive grove. It plans to lease another 405 ha to grow castor oil.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2007] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2011] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
The olives will take five to six years to mature, while the telephone pole trees will be mature in six to seven years.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
An Overview of Chinese Agricultural and Rural Engagement in Tanzania by D. Brautigam

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Castor Oil Plant, Eucalyptus, Olives

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Comment on use of produce
The company plans to sell the trees locally and process the olives for export.

Overall comment

Overall comment
Boleyn International’s forest beekeeping and organic honey processing project under subsidiary company Honey King Ltd. was scheduled for launch October 18, 2011, in Tabora, Tanzania. The Tanzania project is intended to be run as an outgrower scheme, with the honey processing factory located in Kibaha.

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