Deal #272

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

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 50000
[2017] 22000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2010] 22434

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)
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
Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2005] In operation (production)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
50

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of jobs (total)
2500
Current number of employees (total)
200

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Current number of employees (foreign)
4

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
2196
Current number of employees (domestic)
196
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
2000

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 02:04:2014

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 02:04:2014

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-11-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 02:04:2014

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2009-12-01

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-03-01

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-10-01

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-10-30

Data source #9

Data source type
Company sources
Publication title
New Forests Completes Investment in Hardwood Plantation in Laos Asian investment business has now expanded across Indonesia, Malaysia, and Laos
Date
2017-04-04

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Education
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Roads
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Oji Lao has a programme of direct social development assistance for communities in its plantation area.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia, Eucalyptus

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
Japan
Country 2
China

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