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Deal #3844

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Dja-Et-Lobo, Cameroon

Target country
Cameroon
Comment on location
Meyomessala in dja-et-lobo district, sud province. The concession borders the Dja Faunal Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site housing rare wildlife.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
65000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 45000
Comment on land area
Additional 20 000 hectares planned for oil palm. Another study found the concession to be 43939 hectares.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified
Comment on intention of investment
The company will also begin planting oil palm

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Decree has been obtained in March 2013, long term lease has been finalised.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
The investors have cleared 3274hectares of forest up to 2014.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
GMG Annual report 2012

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Grain -Planet Palm Oil, September 2014

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Greenpeace- Forest Cover Change Assessment

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-02-23
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Chimps' survival of little concern to agribusiness

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Comment on former land owner
The farm was privatized by the Government in 1996.

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture
Comment on former land use
Used to be a rubber farm prior to privatization in 1996.

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land
Comment on former land cover
Used to be a rubber farm prior to privatization in 1996.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm, Rubber tree

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June 27, 2013, 4:42 p.m.

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