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Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Kishi, Nigeria

Target country
Nigeria

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
12000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 12000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2010] 12000
Comment on land area
Divided over 4 plantations. 3,500 hectares of lies within the Iguobazuwa Forest Reserve. The land area may have increased, to include Edo State Rubber estate and an additional 4000 hectares, as per farmland grab article dated 20/01/2015, where Abdul Oroh states that he handed over the rubber estate in January 2015. Could not find another further information.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Non-food agricultural commodities

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned employees (total)
1550
Planned daily/seasonal workers (total)
110
Current number of jobs (total)
[2010] 1660

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
SIFCA / Michelin through its subsidiary SIPH in which SIFCA holds 55.6% of the shares and Michelin 20%.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Michelin Website

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-06-05
Comment on data source
Farm Land Grab- Foncier : Plus de 120 000 hectares à l'international pour Tereos, Bonduelle et Michelin

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-03-30
Comment on data source
World Rain forest Movement- Nigeria: Michelin’s rubber plantations destroyed women’s livelihoods

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Rubber Estates Nigeria Limited website

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-05-07
Comment on data source
World Rain forest Movement-Nigeria: Stop Corporate Land Bazaar in Edo State!

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-01-20
Comment on data source
Farm Land Grab- Edo’s goal to become Nigeria's food basket

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
World Rainforest Movement claims that forceful evictions occurred by the RENL.

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
No compensation

Promised benefits for local communities

Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Michelin donated 18 hectares in 2008 in order to build the village of Nova Igrapiuna, which includes schools, green spaces, modern water treatment plants

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Forestry
Conservation

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rubber tree

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Company owns a natural rubber processing factory in Nigeria

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