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Deal #4323

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Korogwe, Tanzania

Target country
Tanzania

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
2000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1998] 2000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
Moringa trees- moringa pods produce oil used for Edible oil, Oils for cosmetics and soap, Oilcake for Phytofloc production and Oilcake as animal feed, fertiliser and solid fuel. Moringa Leaf Powder as a food and nutrition supplement.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1998] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2000] In operation (production)
Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
In production then abandoned

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
11300
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
17500
Comment on contract farming
The company will buy the seeds produced. Contracts were established primarily in 9 regions: DarEs Salaam, Morogoro, Dodoma, Singida, Tabora, Arusha, Coast, Lindi and Tanga. A farmer can get between US $ 680 and US $ 800 (544 000 and 640 000 Tsh) per ha per year.

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
30

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (foreign)
2

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
20

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Pajaroya

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2015-09-07
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Was the manager on the farm

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2001-10-29
Comment on data source
OPTIMA OF AFRICA LIMITED MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED PRODUCTION IN TANZANIA. Creighton W

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Expedition To Distribute 20,000 Moringa Tree Seeds In Tanzania Church World Service Among Sponsors of Outreach Along “Burton & Speke” Route

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
PERSPECTIVES DE DEVELOPPEMENT et conflits autour de l'implantation et la diffusion du Moringa oleifera. Districts de Korogwe – Handeni, Province de Tanga république unie de Tanzanie. Juillet 2001.Mémoire présenté par : Mehdi SAQALLI

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Financial Support

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
The company processes in the country.

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