Deal #4011

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Luang Namtha, Laos

Target country
Lao PDR
Comment on location
24 villages in Nalee District

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
0

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Non-food agricultural commodities, Agriculture unspecified

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
"Operating within the government’s poppy replacement scheme, the Jiachuang is the only company to which the Lao authorities granted the permission to carry out rubber planting under contract in Nalae district starting from 2005" (http://rightslinklao.org/eng/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=74&Itemid=70 , p. 73)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2006] Startup phase (no production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower, in ha)
2000
Comment on contract farming
620 households in 24 villages; villages contribute land and labour and agreed not to sell to other buyers. There is only one written agreement; otherwise the company verbally states terms of input, supply, prices etc.

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2008-02-01

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2009-03-20

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2008-04-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2007-08-01

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Date
2010-05-15

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Consent

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
promised (by government): infrastructure, economic profits

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (large-scale farm)
Comment on former land owner
was used by another company via CF, not on leased/purchased area

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
Corn (Maize), Rubber tree

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