Deal #4752

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Marracuene District, Mozambique

Target country
Mozambique

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
4000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 4000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
Regional Development Company Ltd (RDC)-- Regional Development Company (Moçambique) Limitada -- has 23500ha (2009) in Manica province and Maputo province. Plus a new 2,456 ha DUAT (2013) acquired in Nampula Province. RDC acts as an interface between foreign companies and the Mozambican government, and assigns them lands within its DUAT concessions for which the company pays an annual fee to RDC.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
The company is awaiting final approval of their projects from the CPI.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started
Comment on implementation status
Initial 300 million rupees investment

Leasing fees

Comment on leasing fees
The company pays RDC annual leasing fees.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
49

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
FIFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES ( H A N S A R D ) S E C O N D S E S S I O N T U E S D A Y 2 5 M A R C H 2 0 1 4

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-08-30
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab: Mauritian firm, Indian promoters partner for rice cultivation in Mozambique

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain Nacala land grabbers table

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain- The land grabbers of the Nacala corridor

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-01-27
Comment on data source
Reuters- Mauritius hunts investors for Mozambique land deal

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-04-26
Comment on data source
Mozambique Offers 2456 Hectares to Mauritius

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rice

Use of produce

Comment on use of produce
The company will have to sell at least 25% of its production to the Mozambicans or Mauritians

Overall comment

Overall comment
Regional Development Company Ltd (RDC)-- Regional Development Company (Moçambique) Limitada -- has 23500ha (2009) in Manica province and Maputo province. Plus a new 2,456 ha DUAT (2013) acquired in Nampula Province. RDC acts as an interface between foreign companies and the Mozambican government, and assigns them lands within its DUAT concessions for which the company pays an annual fee to RDC.

Aug. 26, 2015, 3:31 p.m.

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