Deal #4994

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bikoro, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
256545
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 256545
Comment on land area
Another report states size under contract is 294 000ha.

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
Forestry concession.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Contract number 013/11. Contract is renewable. Another report states the company had a concession in 2005 in Bikoro which totaled 214700ha.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2011-08-12
Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
One source states that the company signed a partnership agreement with Chinese investors for logging under their titles.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2007-04-01
Comment on data source
Greenpeace- Carving up the Congo

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2009-06-01
Comment on data source
SAIIA- RESEARCH REPORT 4 Governance of Africa's Resources Programme. June 2009. Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Forestry Governance in the DRC

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2007-08-01
Comment on data source
Mécanismes d’amélioration de la gouvernance forestière en République Démocratique du Congo Rapport national d’études juri diques et socio – économiques

Data source #4

Data source type
Contract
File
Date
2005-01-18
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-3151179910

Data source #5

Data source type
Contract
File
Date
2011-08-12

Data source #6

Data source type
Contract
File
Date
2011-08-12

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
IUCN- Strengthening voices for better choices in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Data source #8

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Current situation regarding Chinese investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo. COUNTRY BRIEFING –CHINA-AFRICA FOREST GOVERNANCE PROJECT, JUNE 2015

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Roads
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
complaints about benefits

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company also has other plantations in DRC (#5012 in Bikoro), (#5013 in Basoko) and (#5014 in Oshwe). One source states that the company signed a partnership agreement with Chinese investors for logging under their titles.

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