Deal #5097

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Khatlon, Tajikistan

Target country
Tajikistan

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
2000.0
Comment on land area
According to Pannier (2016), "some 2,000 hectares of land in the Khatlon region, vacated by migrant laborers who headed to Russia, was to be leased to Chinese farmers."

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
[2016] Agriculture unspecified (2000 ha)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
The land will be sub-leased to Chinese farmers.

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (foreign)
1500
Planned employees (foreign)
1500
Comment on jobs created (foreign)
1,500 Chinese farmers were said to benefit from the land deal.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Publication title
Rethinking China’s ‘land grabs’: Chinese land investments in Central Asia
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Provides information on Chinese investments in Central Asia, specifically in Tajikistan.

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Central Asian Land and China
Date
2016-05-02
Comment on data source
Discusses how China renting out Tajik lands is a big issue to people of Tajikistan. The article also features the issue of Tajikistan "ceding" its lands to China.

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Tajikistan agrees to allow Chinese farmers to till land
Date
2011-01-27
Comment on data source
Provides information on Tajik government's decision to allow China to farm 2,000 hectares of land to the Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China.

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