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Deal #3925

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Koka, Koka Nagawo, Ethiopia

Target country
Ethiopia

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 31000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2012] Startup phase (no production)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
55

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
40000
Current number of jobs (total)
[2012] 140
Comment on jobs created (total)
At the end of the leasing time over 40.000 people should work on the plantation and in the nearby factories.

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-02-01
Comment on data source
Oakland Institute Omo Valley

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
Initially thought it was a good development, then realised they loose their land and water. Heavy military presence and some people have died in protests.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm, Rubber tree, Sesame

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Since the target of the plantation is the world market, the plantation is planning to process the raw material in new factories directly on the farm, and the transport will be managed by airplane.

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