Deal #5029

Location #1

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

Latitude
-0.7694034617143001
Longitude
17.74117039960936
Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2003] 124800
[2011] 234862
Comment on land area
Exploitable area- 118327ha. Another source states 229,400 ha. RAPPORT DE MISSION DE TERRAIN N°4 states 284,862ha concluded area. However contract states 234,862ha.

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
Contract ends 24:10:2036

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2003] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
020/11. Company acquired a portion of the plantation in 2003.

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2011-10-24

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
PROTECTED AREAS IN THE CONGO BASIN: FAILING BOTH PEOPLE AND BIODIVERSITY? Aili Pyhälä, Ana Osuna Orozco and Simon Counsell. April 2016 (file too big to upload).

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
RAPPORT DE MISSION DE TERRAIN N°4. Observation Indépendante de la mise en Application de la loi forestière et de la gouvernance (OI–FLEG)

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-08-31
Comment on data source
World Resources Institute- DOMAINE FORESTIER DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE MOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-05-16
Comment on data source
Scibois Co acquired by JES International Holdings- URL no longer working https://elixirafrica.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/scibois-co-acquired-by-jes-international-holdings/

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
IMPROVEMENT OF LOGGING PRACTICES Draft report Nicolas BAYOL September 2005

Data source #6

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

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Global witness- Exporting Impunity, How the Congo's rainforest is illegally logged for international markets.

Data source #8

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2007-08-31
Comment on data source
The Inspection Panel- Investigation Report. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Transitional Support for Economic Recovery Grant (TSERO) (IDA Grant No. H 1920-DRC) and Emergency Economic and Social Reunification Support Project (EESRSP) (Credit No. 3824-DRC and Grant No. H 064-DRC).

Data source #9

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

Data source #10

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-8648949258
Comment on data source
Société de Commerce International du Bois (SCIBOIS), Contrat de Concession Forestière N°020/11, 2011

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry
Conservation
Comment on former land use
Concession is part of the Tumba Lediima Reserve

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
China

Overall comment

Overall comment
Agreement requires that every tree felled must receive a mark, including number tree, initials or the hammer operator, cutting permit number and identification of the original site. It has been found that some logs contained no mention, even the tree number.

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