Deal #781

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Tocantins, Brasil

Target country
Brazil

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
40000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 4400
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2011] 4400
Comment on land area
40000 hectares of land, owned by about 4000 farmers

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
In 2009, Biogreen Oil had the project to buy 10 000 ha of land in Brazil and wanted to progress until to plant 120 000 ha of jatropha.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
In 2009, Biogreen Oil had the project to buy 10 000 ha of land in Brazil and wanted to progress until to plant 120 000 ha of jatropha.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Biogreen Oil is established in Argentina and Brazil and (in september 2009) wanted to expand in Indonesia where it wanted to cultivate 50 600, most of which would be public land (for leasing). It looked for opportunities in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Ghana.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
Company website

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

Overall comment

Overall comment
The issue is about the actual size of investsment (ha) in Brazil because of the non verification of the 40 000 ha noted and the year of informations about Biogreen Oil's projects of purchases.

Feb. 5, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

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