Deal #4978

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Inongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Latitude
-2.401690549240262
Longitude
18.505370398437435
Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Contract area
Comment on location
Description of contract area in contract, page 2

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
185171
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2012] 185171
Comment on land area
Another source states 179300ha, but contract states 185171ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Forest logging / management (for wood and fibre)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Concession
Comment on nature of the deal
Forest Contract.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2012] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Comment on implementation status
Not clear

Leasing fees

Comment on leasing fees
The company must pay the fee of forest area related to the operation of the concession. The rate of royalty payable area for the duration of this contract is that set by Article 1 of the Ministerial Decision No. 010

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract number
048/12
Contract date
2012
Contract expiration date
2037-04-26
Duration of the agreement (in years)
25
Comment on contract
Another source indicates contract number is 024/05 (year is 2005). Contract is renewable.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Forbola holds 80% share in La Forestiere du Lac. Norsudtimber AG holds 100% share in Forbola.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Contract
File
Date
2012-04-27
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-4585278670
Comment on data source
Description of contract area in contract, page 2

Data source #2

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Map of concessions in DRC.

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Publication title
TOTAL SYSTEMS FAILURE Exposing the secret networks destroying forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Date
2018-06-26

Consultation of local community

Comment on consultation of local community
The contract calls for community consultation. However, there is no information on whether this has been done.

Displacement of people

Comment on displacement of people
The contract stipulates that the company must respect the traditional use rights of local communities and / or indigenous peoples bordering the concession. However, no indication on whether this is being adhered to.

Promised benefits for local communities

Comment on promised benefits for local communities
The contract contains provisions on socio-economic development and social services that the company must provide for the local population. However, there is no information on whether this has been/will be provided.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Overall comment

Overall comment
Global Witness states that plantations are being prepared within the concession, which is illegal.

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