Deal #5076

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Chontales, Nicaragua

Target country
Nicaragua

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Rivas, Nicaragua

Target country
Nicaragua

Location #3

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Río San Juan de Nicaragua, Nicaragua

Target country
Nicaragua

Location #4

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bluefields, Nicaragua

Target country
Nicaragua

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2013] 300000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Other (please specify)
Comment on intention of investment
Interoceanic Canal, free trade zones, tourist complexes, irrigation

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2013] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2016] Project not started
Comment on implementation status
The Environemtnal Impact Assessmenet has been concluded and approved by the government. The project is expected to start in 2016.

Operating company

Name of investment project
Gran Canal Interoceánico de Nicaragua

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
This link has all information collected by Nitlapan (member of the network of collaborators)

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-06-14

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Displacement of people

Number of people actually displaced
30000
Comment on displacement of people
This number is according to Evaluation of environmental and social impact of the project. But other source as Red Local says the number of displaced is more to 100000 people.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (smallholders)
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Commercial (large-scale) agriculture
Smallholder agriculture
Pastoralism

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land
Shrub land/Grassland (Rangeland)

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (Lake)

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