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Deal #331

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Sarawak , Bintulu

Target country
Malaysia
Comment on location
Sarawak , Bintulu Coordinates: 3.206333, 113.236084

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
508000
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2004] 33100
Comment on land area
most of the land is regarded as unsuitable for plantations; 205 000 ha are seen as potentially suitable

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Forestry unspecified

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
several different licenses

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1996] Intended (Expression of interest)
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1997] Startup phase (no production)
[2003] In operation (production)

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Planted Forest Pulp and Paper Project

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2004-01-01
Comment on data source
Re-encountering resistance: Plantation activism and smallholder production in Thailand and Sarawak, Malaysia, Asia Pacific Viewpoint

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2008-10-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2006-01-01

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
20000

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
RM 50'000 per family adn 400 USD as relocation fee. But not yet granted

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Financial Support

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Private (smallholders)
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry
Conservation

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes
Country 1
India
Country 2
China
Country 3
Philippines

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
PLP (Pulp Production)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Weblink provided could not be used to crosscheck data. Added specific weblink in column AI. Further added more information in column E, F and P. Note: BPP has planted 13720 with accacia. See page 18 (http://www.commercialpressuresonland.org/wp-content/uploads/malaysian-palm-oil-report.pdf)

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