Deal #4589

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Kiambere, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5000

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Livestock

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase
Comment on nature of the deal
Land is already owned by TARDA

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2014] Intended (Expression of interest)
Comment on negotiation status
Feasibility study commenced in November 2014. Tender for 5000ha Kiambere irrigation project advertised in 2018.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Kiambere Farm?
Comment on investment chain
Le Fonds d’étude et d’Aide au Secteur Privé (FASEP) is providing the funding for the feasibility study. It is not clear what their full role is in the project. Ellipse projects is conducting the feasibility study for the project. TARDA is already leasing the land, therefore there is no change in land ownership/use. TARDA is looking for investors.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2015-02-18
Comment on data source
Report received from Hubert Cochet.

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
TARDA website

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Ellipse Projects website

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
FASEP

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Former land use

Former land use
Pastoralism
Comment on former land use
Squatters are using the land, but leave when asked according to the report from Ellipse Projects

Former land cover

Former land cover
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Livestock area
Cattle, Dairy Cattle

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Meat processing and dairy processing (yoghurt, butter, cheese)

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Kiambere dam

Overall comment

Overall comment
TARDA is already leasing the land, therefore there is no change in land ownership/use. TARDA is looking for investors. TARDA has other similar cases- #4588 and #4590

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