Land Matrix Large Scale Land Acquisitions Profile: Senegal

This country profile presents the Land Matrix data for Senegal, detailing large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) transactions that:

  • entail a transfer of rights to use, control or own land through
  • sale, lease or concession.
  • • have an intended size of 200 hectares (ha) or larger.
  • • have been concluded since the year 2000.
  • • are affected by a change of use (often from extensive or
  • ecosystem service provision to commercial use).
  • • include deals for agricultural and forestry purposes. Mining
  • operations are excluded.

The objective of this country profile is to present LSLA data at national level to a broad panel of stakeholders, stimulating broad engagement and data exchange, facilitating the continuous improvement of the data. The data used in this profile was downloaded on 10 May 2016.