Deal #7102

Location #1

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Administrative region
Copperbelt Province, Zambia

Target country
Comment on location
Zambia’s Copperbelt, along the Luswishi River. Lufwanyama district. Chief Fungulwes area

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
Comment on land area
announced plans to develop a 4000 hectares. In addition, the total area to be designated for the grazing land is approximately 1,000 hectares situated within the farm area.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
[current] Food crops, Livestock
Comment on intention of investment
crop and livestock production cost of about US$1.5 million, the project intends to grow soya beans, wheat and maize, and rear 800 herd of cattle and sheep.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2016] Intended (Expression of interest)

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
It is not cleat who the parent is. Might be ECMining Ltd (


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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Private sector financed farm in the pipeline for Copperbelt

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Comment on displacement of people
resettlement action plan submitted to the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Soya Beans, Wheat
Livestock area
Cattle, Sheep

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Luswishi River

How much water is extracted?

Use of irrigation infrastructure
Comment on use of irrigation infrastructure
Irrigation and rainfed

Overall comment

Overall comment
environmental impact assessment (EIA) report and resettlement action plan submitted to the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA)

Jan. 28, 2020, 4:15 p.m.


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