Deal #5059

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
M-Béwani Mali

Latitude
13.892048565030839
Longitude
-6.0574758144531415
Target country
Mali
Comment on location
Office du Niger, M’Béwani Mali

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
1000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1998] 1000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2000] 200
Comment on land area
"The first two years of rice cultivation were disappointing".

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
Experimental farm. The experiment failed, and the company rented out the land to small holders keeping only 10ha as a demonstration plot. Rent was charged at 60 000 Mali Francs per hectares per six month season.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1998] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1998] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
30

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Data: Chinese Agricultural Investments in Africa

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
An Investment Guide to Mali Opportunities and conditions October 2006

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Agricultural investments and land acquisitions in Mali: Context, trends and case studies. Moussa Djiré with Amadou Keita and Alfousseyni Diawara

Data source #5

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
Comment on data source
Book: Will Africa Feed China? Brautigam, D. 2015.

Data source #6

Data source type
Government sources
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rice

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Experimental farm. The experiment failed, and the company rented out the land to small holders keeping only 10ha as a demonstration plot. Rent was charged at 60 000 Mali Francs per hectares per six month season.

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