Deal #5533

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Lac de Guiers, Senegal

Target country
Senegal
Comment on location
Located alongside the lake.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
6000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
6000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
1000
Comment on land area
Company website states 6000ha, another source states that the total area to be cultivated is 1000ha only.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
Organic soy and corn for livestock feed.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
130
Current number of jobs (total)
36
Comment on jobs created (total)
Company website states 130 jobs to be created, another report states 200 jobs will be created..

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Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-04-13
Comment on data source
Office du lac de Guiers : Un projet de transfert d’eau pour renforcer la résilience des écosystèmes annoncé - See more at: http://www.lesoleil.sn/actualites/item/63391-office-du-lac-de-guiers-un-projet-de-transfert-d-eau-pour-renforcer-la-resilience-des-ecosystemes-annonce.html#sthash.kmbxowg9.dpuf

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-05-02
Comment on data source
irrigazette- Agriculture has become a priority for Senegal

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-02-25
Comment on data source
BIOSOY : Le FONSIS inaugure un projet de 5 milliards

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community
Comment on former land owner
community of SYER

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Peanut (groundnut), Sesame, Soya Beans, Sweet Potatoes

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Comment on use of produce
European markets

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (Lake)
Comment on source of water extraction
Lake Guiers

June 2, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

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