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Deal #3852

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)
14000
Comment on land area
The JCDRC anticipates planting 14,000 hectares of Jatropha, divided on 187 plantations of 75 hectares each. The plantations will be located along the main road linking the cities of Kenge, Masi-Manimba and Kikwit

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, For carbon sequestration/REDD

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Intended (Expression of interest)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2010] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
Status unknown. Some sources say it is still planned, other source say the project is operational or only trial plantation has been set up. Company as it was does no longer exist.

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
Comment on contract farming
Each 75 hectares plantation will be managed by local people via individual allotments of 5 ha / villager, in order to allow a maximum number of individuals to benefit from this additional source of income.

Operating company

Name of investment project
Jatropha Cultivation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (JCDRC)

 

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Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

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
Biodiesel, electricity

Overall comment

Overall comment
There is no mention on the TomaGold website of activities in the DRC. This project might have been abandoned.

Sept. 2, 2020, 4:24 p.m.

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Feb. 28, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

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July 2, 2013, 11:17 a.m.

active

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