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Location #1

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Location
Jakiri, Cameroon

Target country
Cameroon
Comment on location
Farms in Jakiri and Ndakoa

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
20000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2012] 350

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Livestock

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
the aforementioned land is on a long-term lease from the community with support of the Government of Cameroon

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2012] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
The farm has been in operation for over 30 years- since 1982

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
50

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Through AAF SME Fund, managed by Databank Agrifund Manager Limited (DAFML) - Mauritius based

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Company Overview of West End Farms

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-11-26
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Phatisa’s SME fund backs West End Farms

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-07-22
Comment on data source
The Africa Report- Global funds for African farmers

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Agro-industrial investments in Cameroon Large-scale land acquisitions since 2005 Samuel Nguiffo and Michelle Sonkoue Watio

Data source #7

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
TAF PROJECTS IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

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), Soya Beans
Livestock area
Cattle

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
No
Comment on water extraction envisaged
The Ndakoa maize and soya farm is ideally located in a region that has two full rain seasons, allowing for double cropping with no need for irrigation infrastructure.

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