Deal #3234

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
Binga Division is located in the Equateur Province, Mongala District, in Lisala Territory.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
11326
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[1985] 11326
Size in operation (production, in ha)
4999
Comment on land area
Palm Trees: 1.899 ha of palm trees producing, 2.805 ha not producing, 688 ha under development, 2.187 ha of sharecropping Heveas: 2.983 ha producing, 457 ha not producing, 190 ha under development Cocoa Plantations: 117 ha producing

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities, 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 jobs (total)
3605
Comment on jobs created (total)
822 contract workers 1.765 temporary independent workers 159 palm trees sharecroppers 819 heveas sharecroppers 40 cocoa 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
Cacao, Oil Palm, Rubber tree

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
oil factory : extraction of palm oil with a capacity of 15 tons/hour granulated rubber factory : capacity of 1 ton/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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