Deal #7204

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Omusati Region, Namibia

Target country
Namibia
Comment on location
Omahenene area of the Omusati region

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
0
Size in operation (production, in ha)
0
Comment on land area
Contract farming, possibly also involving 60 ha nucleus estate.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Pure contract farming

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2017] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2019] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Processing plant inaugurated in September 2019.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
500
Planned employees (domestic)
300
Planned daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
200
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
300 permanent workers, of whom 80% are women

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Asparagus factory inaugurated in Omusati
Date
2019-09-30

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Spanish company to start asparagus project in Omusati
Date
2017-03-17

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
Industrias Alimentarias de Navarra targets farmers with asparagus growing to sate global demand
Date
2017-03-23

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Vegetables (unspecified)
Comment on crops
Asparagus

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Processing plant inaugurated in September 2019.

Oct. 2, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

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