Deal #5880

Location #1

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Country
Location
Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
0

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Pure contract farming
Comment on nature of the deal
contract farming only

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
5000
Comment on contract farming
22 shillings ($0.20) per kilo. 23,000 expected to have made the switch by 2020

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
facilitated by East African Potato Consortium. The consortium was set up in 2016 by the National Potato Council, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and the Grow Africa partnership. Some buyers include The companies which signed the new Letters of Intent are Sereni Fries, Gaea Foods, Agricultural Finance Corporation and OJ Greens.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2018-01-08
Comment on data source
Reuters- Kenya: In Kenya, Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2016-09-09
Comment on data source
Potato farmers in EAC get assurance of market

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
OVER 23,000 POTATO FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM $ 500,000 NEW INVESTMENTS IN KENYA

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

Detailed contract farming crop and animal information

Contract farming crops
Potatoes

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

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