Deal #7108

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Kawambwa, Zambia

Latitude
-9.7936959
Longitude
29.08090119999997
Target country
Zambia
Comment on location
Chibote village, Kawambwa district of Luapula Province situated in the Luena farm bloc, about 70 kilometres from Kawambwa town. coordinates are listed in the EIA report but they do not make sense.

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
10000
Comment on land area
The sugar project will have a center of excellence sitting on 500 ha and will be used for research and development, a 8000 ha nucleus farm for corporate farming of sugarcane, 2000 ha outside the project thorough out-growers, an integrated agrobased processing industry.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities
Comment on intention of investment
ethanol, organic fertiliser as by-product

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Intended (Under negotiation)
[current] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[current] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
received environmental clearance by Zambia Environmental Management Agency. Expected to commence full production in 2021.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
200
Not on leased / purchased farmers (out-grower)
3500

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
3000

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Sugar project elates Chilangwa
Date
2018-02-19

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
KAWAMBWA SUGAR COMMENCES OUTPUT IN 2021
Date
2018-05-08

Data source #4

Data source type
Government sources
Publication title
EIS: Kawambwa Sugar Limited- Proposed Sugar Plantation and factory

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Planned Kawambwa sugar production in limbo
Date
2019-02-07

Recognitions status of community land tenure

Recognition status of community land tenure
Community traditional or customary rights recognized by government

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
expected to be producing 100 000 mectric tons of sugar per annum at full capacity.

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

How much water is extracted?

Use of irrigation infrastructure
Yes

July 17, 2019, 10:39 a.m.

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