Deal #3747

Location #1

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

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
Located on the banks of the Kasai River

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
29066
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2007] 29066
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2013] 6169
[2014] 6090
Comment on land area
Land titles for 29 066ha. Company annual report states 28 261ha. 6090ha under palm oil.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Agriculture unspecified

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2007] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Different concessions have different start years: 1992/2005/2007/2011. 10 concessions in total.

Implementation status

Implementation status
Project not started
In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Intercultures acquires Huilerie de Mapangu, in RDC. The company is renamed with its original designation Brabanta. The objective is to replant the old oil palm concession.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Previously called Huilerie de Mapangu

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
SOCFIN annual report 2011

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
l’afrique des grands lacs, Annuaire 2014 - 2015. Land grabbing, agricultural investment and land reform in DRC. Chris Huggins, pg 147

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Socfin 2014 Sustainability report

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain- The global farmland grab in 2016: how big, how bad?

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
Some communities who signed off their lands say they were poorly compensated

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Roads

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
oil mill started in 2014

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Located on the banks of the Kasai River

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