Deal #4931

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Mbane, Senegal

Latitude
16.170135281532712
Longitude
-15.80797734189457
Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
CR de MBANE

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5700
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 5700
Size in operation (production, in ha)
1500
[2015] 346

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
Different sources state varying crops.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Developing the entire land for proper yielding

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Comment on jobs created (total)
Work stoppage in October 2017 due to delayed payments and informal contracts.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-01-12
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Simon is mapping land deals in Senegal

Data source #2

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

Data source #3

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Senegindia SARL - West Africa is an allied company with Swaminarayan Vijay Carry Trade Private Limited

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-03-27
Comment on data source
Un projet agricole à plus de 40 millions d'euros pour Senegindia

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-10-23
Comment on data source
SenegIndia : Les travailleurs décrètent 48 heures de grève

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Capacity Building
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Water

Former land cover

Former land cover
Shrub land/Grassland (Rangeland)
Marginal land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Banana, Corn (Maize), Onion, Papaya, Potatoes, Rice, Seeds Production (unspecified), Wheat

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Comment on use of produce
Currently, we are cultivating potato, onion and maize exclusively for Senegal market and planning to cultivate rice, banana, papaya etc along with potato and onion and expand the distribution beyond the boarder of the country

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
cold storage of capacity 10000 MT is under construction

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Senegal River

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