Deal #4131

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Poza la Becerra, Coahuila, Mexico

Target country
Mexico

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 500

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Tourism, Conservation

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
the process is waiting for the authorization from Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente (PROFEPA)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started

Purchase price

Purchase price
12000000
Purchase price currency
Mexican Peso ($)
Purchase price area type
for specified area
Purchase price area
500
Comment on purchase price
Between 2.5 or 2 million mexican pesos more for investment has been projected

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Museo del Desierto is who will manage the ecological project.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-17
Comment on data source
The source explains that Carlos Slim acquired the land with the support of the mexican director of Desert Museum Arturo González. Talks about 500 hectares

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-11
Comment on data source
Director of Mexican Desert Museum Arturo González González talks about the creation of Ecological Park

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-11
Comment on data source
the source indicates to Carlos Slim like the buyer and that he paid 12 mill mexican pesos. Talks about 2.5 mill more for investment.

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction
Comment on community reaction
The public opinion is questioned the acqusition because this is should be a natural reserve place for the its biodiversity

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Former land use

Former land use
Conservation

Former land cover

Former land cover
Other land (e.g. developed land – specify in comment field)
Comment on former land cover
Ecological System

Overall comment

Overall comment
Carlos Slim is a mexican multimillonaire, he is indicated like the buyer. The Slim Foundation has other interventions in Poza de La Becerra and Garabatal.

March 16, 2016, 9:08 p.m.

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