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Deal #3927

Location #1

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Target country

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
Comment on land area
Previously performed one of 4 evictions already made, with the help of local police to recover some of the 3,644 ha, which had been taken by the local people.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Comment on nature of the deal
It is argued that the company was illegally exploiting the land and for decades, for planting sugar cane.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Exploitation have been paralyzed due to both legal problem with the local community.

Implementation status

Implementation status
Startup phase (no production)

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Honduran operates in the country through the North Sugar Company SA (AZUNOSA).


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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Comment on consultation of local community
There is a legal request for the exploitation of the land which they occupy.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Comment on community reaction
The rejection of the 1500 peasants is the reason for illegal possession of land by SABmiller, which supports that the company exploited the land without legal permission to do so. Given the situation the company is based on a legal remedy which is a trade protection agreement between the British and Honduran governments, which despite this agreement local families tried 4 times to recover the land, suffering the same number of evictions.

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
Comment on displacement of people
The 1500 farmers organized through the Association for Peasant Development Progress (ADCP) and the National Farm Workers (CNTC) were displaced from the land in an attempt to recover the 3,644 the company has occupied, had regained part but were taken by the company with the help of local authorities.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

Use of produce

Has domestic use

Overall comment

Overall comment
SABmiller is the owner, continuos with repression with the help of local authorities remains, which until that information is available, have been used to force the order to suppress attempts to possession of the land, the farmers say is theirs.

March 7, 2016, 9:21 p.m.


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