Deal #906

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Valle de Piura

Target country
Peru
Comment on location
Valle de Piura

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2015] 9500
[2006] 7000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2015] 9500
Comment on land area
This land is located in the Chira Valley, department of Piura, and corresponds to the Grupo Romero's Project "Caña Brava" for sugar cane production and transformation in ethanol for agrofuel. Romero purchased this 3200 ha to the Piura regional government and purchased 3800 ha to private individuals. In 2008, the aim was to reach 8000 ha. According to the company website (accessed in May 2016), the project comprises 9500 hectares of land.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2007] In operation (production)

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
"La gran propiedad vuelve al campo", in: La Revista Agraria n°107, CEPES (Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales), May 2009

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #8

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
ETH (Ethanol production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Coordinator's overview comment: Issue with size. Review. (Comment from Oxfam staff: The source mentions 2000has.) Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Case related with the expansion of sugar cane for agrofuels on the peruvian costal desert (where, more than land, the principal issue and investment is water supply).

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