Deal #5477

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Dodel, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Stretches from Dodel to Dara Halaybe to Demette. Dodel and Demette, respectively allocated 8500 and 1500 ha.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
10000.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2017] 10000

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
There are claims that the land holding is for speculative reasons only.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
renewable lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2017] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2019-04-11] Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
Subject to a one-year MOU, whereby if they do not comply with the protocol, the contract is terminated. n°03/CD/CM. The inhabitants of Dodel filed its appeal before the Supreme Court on Monday 28 August 2017.On April 11, 2019 the Supreme Court has granted their request and canceled the lease contract.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
On leased / purchased area (in ha)
2500
Comment on contract farming
2,500 ha will be developed and granted to the populations who wish to take over the operation, with product of the harvest sold exclusively to the comany. Smallholders producing cassava.

Contract #1

Contract date
2017-03-24
Duration of the agreement (in years)
40

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
1500

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Another source mentions secondary investor is Sefrioui group.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-04-21
Comment on data source
Bradage foncier : Les Marocains s’offrent 10 000 hectares dans le Fouta

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-08-30
Comment on data source
Foncier : Un Collectif de Dodèl saisit la Cour suprême contre des Marocains

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-08-01
Comment on data source
Anas Safraoui, ce sulfureux patron marocain qui veut faire du Sénégal « son terrain de jeu

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Bloomberg- Company Overview of Douja Promotion Groupe Addoha S.A.

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-10-19
Comment on data source
ÉDUCATION – SANTÉ : AFRI PARTNERS offre des appareils d’échographie et des fournitures scolaires aux populations de DODELE et de DEMETTE (vidéo)

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-04-24
Comment on data source
Sénégal : 10 000 hectares de terres agricoles cédés pour…2 milliards de Fcfa !

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-05-12
Comment on data source
Podor : Quinze villages disent non au projet Marocain

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-05-01
Comment on data source
http://afrique.le360.ma/maroc-senegal/economie/2017/05/01/11484-senegal-levee-de-bouclier-contre-sefrioui-attributaire-de-10000-ha-de-terres-agricoles

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-10-16
Comment on data source
Accaparement des terres à Dodel et Démette: Les villages impactés saisissent la Cour suprême

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-07-06
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Les populations de Dodel disent Non au projet des Marocains

Data source #12

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-07-07
Comment on data source
Ana Sefrioui injecte 14 000 dollars pour un projet de production de manioc au Sénégal

Data source #13

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-10-12
Comment on data source
La RADDHO anime un point de presse sur l’accaparement des terres dans les communes de Dodel et de Démet

Data source #14

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-04-01
Comment on data source
Anas Safraoui, ce sulfureux patron marocain qui veut faire du Sénégal « son terrain de jeu »

Data source #15

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2018-06-06
Comment on data source
Grain- Failed farmland deals: a growing legacy of disaster and pain

Data source #16

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
AU SÉNÉGAL, LE COUP DE GRÂCE À L'ACCAPAREMENT DES TERRES PAR AFRI PARTNERS
Date
2019-05-06

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
The inhabitants of Dodel filed its appeal before the Supreme Court on Monday 28 August 2017.On April 11, 2019 the Supreme Court has granted their request and canceled the lease contract.

Displacement of people

Comment on displacement of people
Estimates between 23 and 30 villagers will be affected, mostly through loss of grazing land. Cemeteries will also be destroyed.

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
2 billion FCFA.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
School supplies and ultrasound machine for local clinic.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Cassava (Maniok), Rice

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Expected to build a cassava production facility.

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