Deal history comparison #272

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Location #1

Target country
Lao PDR

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Khammuan, Laos

Target country
Lao PDR

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bolikhamsai, Laos

Target country
Lao PDR

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
50,000

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Oral Agreement)

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
80,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 50000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2010] 22434
Comment on land area
Oji Paper started another plantation project in Southern Laos in 2010 covering a total of 30,000 hectares.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities
Comment on intention of investment
Oji Paper wants to get REDD funding for its plantations in Laos.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Oral Agreement)
[2012] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
In 2005: Promised 50000 ha but lack of available land.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2005] In operation (production)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
50

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
employs many permanent Lao staff as well as local villagers as daily labor in the plantations.

Operating company

Operating company

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
gtz, "Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Land in the Lao PDR", December 2009

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
gtz, "Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Land in the Lao PDR", December 2009

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2012-12-24

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-11-29

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-07-24

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2011-01-01

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
Rice paddy is the promised compensation; not materialised yet.

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
Rice paddy is the promised compensation; not materialised yet.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Oji Lao has a program of direct social development assistance for communities in its plantation area.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Eucalyptus

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Eucalyptus

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
Japan

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Added data in column E. Weblinks inserted in columns E and AI. Import of other remarks regarding the investment: Promised 50000 ha but lack of available land

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Added data in column E. Weblinks inserted in columns E and AI. Import of other remarks regarding the investment: Promised 50000 ha but lack of available land