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Deal #486

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
south cotabato, sarangani, Mindanao

Target country
Philippines
Comment on location
south cotabato, sarangani, Mindanao

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
11000
Comment on land area
NOTE: another source however says that this company has 50000 hectares. " As of 2009, there are 136,000 hectares that are already planted to jatropha in SocSKSarGen and it is mostly found in General Santos City; 50,000 hectares owned by ECO Global Bio Oil Company, 56,000 hectares owned by ALSONS Power and 30,000 hectares owned by Philippine National Oil Company ..." (http://www.investinr12.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74:jathropa-seeds-production&catid=62:project-briefs-files&Itemid=123) andreia: cross checked page 12 of (http://www.future-agricultures.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=1552&Itemid=971). NOTE: another source however says that this company has 50000 hectares. " As of 2009, there are 136,000 hectares that are already planted to jatropha in SocSKSarGen and it is mostly found in General Santos City; 50,000 hectares owned by ECO Global Bio Oil Company, 56,000 hectares owned by ALSONS Power and 30,000 hectares owned by Philippine National Oil Company ..." (http://www.investinr12.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74:jathropa-seeds-production&catid=62:project-briefs-files&Itemid=123)

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Intended (Under negotiation)
Comment on negotiation status
still waiting for funds

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
still waiting for funds

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Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation

How did the community react?

Comment on community reaction
yes

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
promised employement

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Pastoralism

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Shrub land/Grassland (Rangeland)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Jatropha

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Crosschecked data in E with the source of verifaction provided. NOTE: however, another source (see comment in column E) cited that the compnay has 50000 hectares. Import of other remarks regarding the investment: Indigenous people supported the project as they saw in it an opportunity to get rid of landlords elite, other means speculative use of land by elite holders

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