Deal #2383

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Condué, Mozambique

Target country
Mozambique
Comment on location
Condue, Sofala

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
46240
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2005] 46240

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)
Comment on intention of investment
LevasFlor claims to perform a sustainable, small-scale and labor-intensive forestry and to be a "completely integrated forestry company with full control of the process from harvest of logs to shipment of final product. The company’s industrial unit is located deep inside the forest concession and comprise of wet mill, kilns, dry mill, CCA treatment plant and carpentry workshop. The final products are either sent directly from the factory to local clients all over Mozambique or sent to the company’s export terminal in Beira for further shipment abroad"

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
150

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Levasflor

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa: Mozambique, Oakland Institute

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
LevasFlor's website

Data source #3

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Associacao de Commercio e Industria

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
the company says to have "a serious commitment to social development through employment, education and improved health care for its staff as well as support to the neighboring communities in Cheringoma and Muanza districts in building schools and clinics and support local initiatives such as charcoal production of forest residues to create employment"

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
Sweden
Comment on use of produce
specifies the offered products for the domestic market and the European market

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
TIM (Timber production)

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