Deal #5089

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Chegutu, Zimbabwe

Target country
Zimbabwe
Comment on location
Kasama Farm- Located near Chegutu Zimbabwe

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe

Target country
Zimbabwe
Comment on location
Other two farms

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 3228
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2013] 320
[2015] 615
Comment on land area
Made up of three farms- Kasama farm, Chivero and Eureka.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
100
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
The Kasama farm employs about one hundred local workers, permanent or temporary. Most of them come from three surrounding villages, and some more remote villages, as Chinhoye distance of about 100 km. Work starts at six in the morning and farm workers are paid by the day.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Primary investor also known as Zim-China Tianrui Wanjin Food processing Private Limited

 

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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
Media report
File
Date
2015-04-02
Comment on data source
La Chine Au Present Être agriculteur au Zimbabwe

Data source #4

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

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (large-scale farm)
Comment on former land owner
White farmers who were evicted.

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Tobacco

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Highly mechanized. Made up of three farms- Kasama farm, Chivero and Eureka. Investment of $30 million.

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