Deal #3449

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Timbo, Liberia

Target country
Liberia
Comment on location
Timbo district, Rivercess county

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
57262
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2009] 57262

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
Forest management contract.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
contract number FMC-B. Contract expires 2024/05/26. Another source states contract start date is 06:10:2008.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2010] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
the SIIB also recommended that EJ and J Corporation and its Chief Executive Officer Eliza Kronyann be prevented from engaging in commercial forest activities unless an independent panel makes a determination that the company has the financial and technical capacity to operate a commercial forestry license independently.

Leasing fees

Annual leasing fee
5.06
Annual leasing fee currency
US Dollar ($)
Annual leasing fee type
per ha
Comment on leasing fees
US$5.06/year/ha For the period 1 July 2010 - 30 June 2011 the company paid US$143,155 area fee (=US$2.50/ha)

Contract #1

Contract date
2009-05-27
Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Contract holder: EJ&J Investment Operator: Mandra Forestry Liberia

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-8151999288

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Information by the Forest Transparency Initivative

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Information by the Forest Transparency Initivative

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-05-01
Comment on data source
Leiti Post Award Process Audit

Data source #7

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Leiti 4th Reconciliation Report

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
LEITI Companies database

Data source #10

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Liberia National Concession Portal

Data source #11

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Global Witness- Holding the line, February 2017.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction
Comment on community reaction
The Affected Communities of FMC B had signed a Social Agreement with EJ & J Investment Corporation but FDA issued a harvesting certificate to both EJ & J Investment Corporation and Malavasi Corporation on April 1, 2010, to operate the concession jointly

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Roads

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company also operates the 30,765ha under Private Use Permit from the People of Jo-River district for the period 2011-2014.

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