Deal #5915

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Migori County, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bungoma, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Meru County, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
0
Comment on land area
contract farming only

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Pure contract farming

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1907] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Before 2000. Company was established in 1907.

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
Another article states 5100 farmers

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of jobs (total)
450

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
The company was established in Kenya in 1907

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
The British American Tobacco Kenya crowned employer of the year
Date
2017-05-23

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
BAT accused yet again of unfair practices in Kenya
Date
2017-07-12

Data source #4

Data source type
Government sources
File
Publication title
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO KENYA LTD

Detailed contract farming crop and animal information

Contract farming crops
Tobacco

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
primary processing plant (Green Leaf Threshing) facility in Thika

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