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Deal #5174

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Mbane, Senegal

Target country
Senegal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
250
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2003] 100
[2005] 250
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2012] 75
[2013] 145
[2014] 172
[2015] 217

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2003] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Land first allocated in 2003, expansion in 2005.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2006] In operation (production)

Leasing fees

Annual leasing fee
1200000
Annual leasing fee currency
CFA Franc BCEAO
Annual leasing fee type
for specified area
Purchase price area
250

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of employees (domestic)
5
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
7

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Ferlo Gomme also known as Ferlo Gum.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Date
2016-08-23

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Human Development Report 2006. Decentralized Managment of Irrigation Areas in the Sahel : Water User Associations in the Senegal River Valley. Oumar Sylla

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation
Comment on consultation of local community
Initially Mbane Rural Council allocated land to the company with out the consent of the villagers. The villagers challenged the allocation of their grazing land to the foreign company without their consent. An agreement was finally reached between the two parties under which the foreign company paid compensation to the victims of the expropriation.

How did the community react?

Comment on community reaction
Initially rejection as the project was not discussed with the community.

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
Villagers were to be paid compensation- no other information on this.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Water tap and irrigation channels. Tractor to the community.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

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

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Fruit (unspecified), Onion

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (Lake)

How much water is extracted?

Water extraction amount
9490

Overall comment

Overall comment
Investment of 760 000euros.

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