Deal history comparison #331

Previous version (126864)

Selected version (130141)

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Sarawak , Bintulu

Target country
Malaysia
Comment on location
Sarawak , Bintulu Coordinates: 3.206333, 113.236084

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Sarawak , Bintulu

Target country
Malaysia
Comment on location
Sarawak , Bintulu Coordinates: 3.206333, 113.236084

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
508,000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2004] 33100
Comment on land area
most of the land is regarded as unsuitable for plantations; 205 000 ha are seen as potentially suitable

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Forestry unspecified

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
several different licenses

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1996] Intended (Expression of interest)
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1997] Startup phase (no production)
[2003] In operation (production)

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2014] 490000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2004] 33100
[2014] 150000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)
Comment on intention of investment
pulp and paper production

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1996] Intended (Expression of interest)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1996] Project not started
[2009] In operation (production)

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Planted Forest Pulp and Paper Project

Operating company

Name of investment project
Planted Forest Pulp and Paper Project

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2004-01-01
Comment on data source
Re-encountering resistance: Plantation activism and smallholder production in Thailand and Sarawak, Malaysia, Asia Pacific Viewpoint

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2008-10-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2006-01-01

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2004-01-01
Comment on data source
Re-encountering resistance: Plantation activism and smallholder production in Thailand and Sarawak, Malaysia, Asia Pacific Viewpoint

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2006-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-04-08

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-12-30

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
20,000

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
RM 50'000 per family adn 400 USD as relocation fee. But not yet granted

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Financial Support

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
20,000
Comment on displacement of people
Approximately 28 per cent of the concession area is claimed by Native longhouse communities under Native Customary Rights (NCR) status (Ideal, 1999). This claim potentially involves over 20,000 people, largely ethnic Iban. "http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/wp-content/uploads/2006/12/Barney%202004.pdf"

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
RM 50'000 per family adn 400 USD as relocation fee. But not yet granted

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Private (smallholders)
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry
Conservation

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
India
Country 2
China
Country 3
Philippines

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
PLP (Pulp Production)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
India
Country 2
China
Country 3
Philippines

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
PLP (Pulp Production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Weblink provided could not be used to crosscheck data. Added specific weblink in column AI. Further added more information in column E, F and P. Note: BPP has planted 13720 with accacia. See page 18 (http://www.commercialpressuresonland.org/wp-content/uploads/malaysian-palm-oil-report.pdf)