Deal #6021

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Kisumu, Kenya

Target country
Kenya
Comment on location
Siany Okana Farm in Kisumu County Kenya

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2018] 1416
Comment on land area
3500 acres

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
targets harvest of over 12,000 tonnes of white sorghum to feed new brewing facility in Kisumu. Part of the land will be used to grow food crops such as maize, beans and green grams to promote food security.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
Land leased from community members

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2018] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2018] Startup phase (no production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
On leased / purchased area (in ha)
1416
On leased / purchased farmers
500
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
[current] 15000
Comment on contract farming
3500acres. The company will cater for all costs of production up to harvesting as well as pay farmers US$0.32 per kg for the sorghum. One data source states 15 000 farmers.

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
5

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2018-03-17
Comment on data source
Food Business Africa- EABL reaches out to sorghum farmers ahead of new plant opening

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Good yields expected in first sorghum harvest
Date
2018-07-15

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
EABL pays Sh1.5bn to its 60,000 small-scale sorghum farmers in the region
Date
2018-09-03

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (smallholders)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Bean, Corn (Maize), Sorghum

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Comment on use of produce
Sorghum for brewing facility. Other food crops for community members.

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Sorghum to feed new brewing facility in Kisumu.

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