Deal #3231

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Lisafa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Ndeke, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
17309
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1985] 17309
Size in operation (production, in ha)
3634
Comment on land area
In palm trees it has 3,392 ha that are yielding, 1,639 ha not in use, 625 ha under development, 253 ha in sharecropping, 136 ha lie fallow, and 2,428 ha are forest reserves. The area dedicated to coffee trees is 242 ha in use, 121 ha not in use and 8,473 ha (data source does not specify this usage or status). Company website indicates total size is: 8220ha under palm oil(excluding contract farming) and 8836ha under coffee- 17056ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Agriculture unspecified

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1985] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Year is estimate

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of employees (total)
3870
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (total)
938
Comment on jobs created (total)
The company employs 3,870 independent workers, 938 contractual workers, 18 palm entrepreneurs, 2 coffee entrepreneurs, 2 external suppliers and 2 sharecroppers.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Potential Impacts of Agriculture Development on the Forest Cover in the Congo Basin by E. Tollens (2010)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Coffee Plant, Oil Palm

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
CCP has one factory for producing soap at Lisafa and two factories for palm oil production, one at Lisafa with a capacity of 7.5 tonnes of palm clusters per hour and the other at Ndeke with a capacity of 5 tonnes of palm clusters per hour.

Overall comment

Overall comment
Most of the plantations were owned by the conglomerate Société Générale de Belgique, which sold off all its plantations in the 1980's, when Suez took over, to the Blattner Group (Agricom, SCAM, Busira-Lomami, Société de Cultures au Congo (Binga), GAP, etc.).

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