Deal #4058

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Wassadou, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Wassadou (Kedougou)

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
3150
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 3150
Size in operation (production, in ha)
50

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Agriculture unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
Intention of investment still unclear.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] In operation (production)
Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
The community live on the land and refuse to move off. The case has been transferred to the tribunal.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2013-09-18

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-10-08
Comment on data source
SPECULATION FONCIERE : LA FACE HIDEUSE D’UN PILLAGE

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Rapport Senegal. M. Chérif Bocar SY, M. El Hadji Thierno CISSE M. Sidy BA Janvier 2013

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Conflit de terres à Wassadou : Des populations défient des haricots sur leurs terres volées

Data source #5

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-05-30
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
"Size under production is 50ha. This guy owns around 3000 ha but people live on these lands. He tried to make them move away but the population refused. The case has been transfered to the tribunal. The projet is more or less freezed. I don't know the crops."

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
Community held a march to protest against expropriation. The community still live on the land and refuse to move off.

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
Yes

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Displacement

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Marginal land

Overall comment

Overall comment
The case has been abandoned as the local community refuse to move off the land. The case has been transferred to the tribunal.

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