Deal #3785

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Bandundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
299640
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 299640

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Forest logging / management (for wood and fibre), For carbon sequestration/REDD

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Concession

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
30

Operating company

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Data source #1

Data source type
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Data source #2

Data source type
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Data source #3

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Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
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Comment on data source
Code REDD- Wildlife Works Carbon / Mai Ndombe, DRC

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation
Comment on consultation of local community
Communities were not informed of the scale of profit that ERA might be able to achieve by taking over the communities’ forest, nor were they told what proportion of this profit would be shared with them.

Displacement of people

Comment on displacement of people
The project is home to some 50,000 people, most of whom live on the shores of Lake Mai Ndombe.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Financial Support

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Comment on former land owner
The area was a former logging concession on the shores of Lac Mai Ndombe (Black Water Lake) that was suspended in 2007.

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Overall comment

Overall comment
two former logging titles of a company known as BIMPE AGRO. In 2008, BIMPE’s logging areas had been declared illegal and ‘non-convertible’ into legal logging concession by an official Interministerial Commission

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