Land Deals in Africa: Mali

Mar 30, 2014

Reports and Briefs

Le présent rapport recense et examine les investissements fonciers au Mali. Il présente des informations d’ordre général sur le contexte institutionnel et politique du pays notamment la situation macroéconomique actuelle, l’état de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture, et le climat actuel des investissements. En outre, il fournit des informations détaillées sur quatre accords d’investissements fonciers en cours au Mali.

This report identifies and examines cases of large-scale land acquisitions in Mali. The report provides background on the institutional and political context of the country, the current macroeconomic situation, the state of food and agriculture, and the current investment climate. Additionally, it documents detailed information regarding four land investment deals currently being carried out in Mali.

The Malibya project established by the Libyan Africa Investment Portfolio secures 100,000 hectares of fertile land for Libya within the borders of Mali. The land, located in the Office du Niger, comes free of charge for 50 years. Libya intends to build the necessary agro-industrial infrastructure (e.g. canals and roads) in order to cultivate rice and cattle in the region.