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Deal #234

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Attapeu, Laos

Target country
Lao PDR
Comment on location
rubber: Xaysetha and Phouvong districts

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
52000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 27000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2010] 3218
[2013] 5000
Comment on land area
2010: only 8'078 ha have been allocated and cleared. 3218 is rubber 5000 is sugar cane

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified, Timber plantation (for wood and fibre), Other (please specify)
Comment on intention of investment
2 Airports are planned HAGL obtained the rights to explore for mineral potentials in Sekong and Attapeu provinces of southeastern Laos but there ar no clues for activity realized in this sector.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Oral Agreement)
Comment on negotiation status
"In 2010… 65% of the 8,708 hectares had already been cleared, out of which 61% had been planted with rubber). Page 2 (http://www.future-agricultures.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=1150&Itemid=971)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Project not started
Comment on implementation status
"In 2010… 65% of the 8,708 hectares had already been cleared, out of which 61% had been planted with rubber). Page 2 (http://www.future-agricultures.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=1150&Itemid=971)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
35

Operating company

 

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
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-02-26

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-08-05

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-02-27

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
7331

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
employement

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Pastoralism
Forestry
Other

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land
Shrub land/Grassland (Rangeland)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rubber tree, Sugar Cane
Resources area
Copper, Iron ore

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Coordinator's overview comment: Remove/investigate investor name? Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) is not mentioned in the GTZ research (as a source of verification). Import of other remarks regarding the investment: HAGL also obtained exploration rights for mineral exploitation that is currently underway in 2 provinces and it is investing in dams contruction on the Nam river.

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