Deal #4932

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Mbour, Senegal

Latitude
16.214805226905963
Longitude
-16.28216331972658
Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
100
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2006] 100
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2015] 94

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
Melon for export

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2014] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
40
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
Farm highly mechanized.

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-11-24
Comment on data source
Fresh Plaza- Senegalese melon campaign started

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-01-12
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #3

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

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Growing Perfect Melons in Senegal

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-06-11
Comment on data source
LEAF- Import – export business: LEAF travels well

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-03-26
Comment on data source
Eurofruit- Soldive starts Senegal melon harvest

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-05-22
Comment on data source
Soldive satisfied with Senegal's Charentais campaign

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-02-14
Comment on data source
Eurofresh- Charentais proves key to Soldive’s success

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Potable water

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Fruit (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Export
100
Country 1
France
Comment on use of produce
First melons were exported in November 2015.

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Packhouse- weigh and pack

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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