Deal #140

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

Target country
Indonesia

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
200,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 40000
Comment on land area
Originally the company was interested in investing in a plantation of 200,000 hectares in Merauke, but it seems as if the investment has been scaled down to approximately 40,000 hectares, of which an estimated 25,000 hectares will be available for actual production of sugarcane.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
The company has already received a "izin lokasi" (Location Permit), but needs further permits to start production.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
Comment on contract farming
20% on the lease are for contract farming.

Operating company

Name of investment project
Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE)

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-01-01

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2012-04-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-23

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-18

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-10-23

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-09-01

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-09-02

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-06-21

Data source #9

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-01-30

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-04-16

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Scholarships (Promises by company)

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
Cropland
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Any gender-specific information about the investment and its impacts

Comment on gender-related info
Women of some villages affected by the investment had no say in the decision-making process over land leasing.

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