Deal #5215

Location #1

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

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
Bekeni-Kondolole

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
275058
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 275058
Comment on land area
Another source states 261,753 ha, while another states 277,031ha.

Intention of investment

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

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Concession

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
018/11. Expires on 23/10/2036

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Leasing fees

Comment on leasing fees
Contract states: " TRANS-M must pay the fee of forest area and other taxes and charges in force related to the operation of the concession, within the time prescribed by the tax legislation".

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2011-10-24
Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Previously known as TRANS-M

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-5271452344

Data source #2

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-9278005170

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Greenpeace- Trading in Chaos

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Cut it Out: Illegal Logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Greenpeace.

Data source #5

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

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA. Twenty -second meeting of the Plants Committee Tbilisi (Georgia), 19-23 October 2015

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Non -detriment finding on Afrormosia (Pericopsis elata) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, May 2014.

Consultation of local community

Comment on consultation of local community
The contract provides for the following: " The plot of any road or any pathway or evacuation from the territory of the concession must be subject to consultation with local communities and / or indigenous peoples residents during the preparation of the development plan. The preparation of the management plan and the development plan of the concession gives rise to a distribution of all relevant documentation to local communities and / or indigenous peoples and local residents to regular consultations with them on issues of interest concession and rights. The administration can attend the consultation sessions. During the preparation of the development plan, TRANS-M consults with local communities and / or indigenous peoples bordering on socio-economic and infrastructure that will be the final specifications to be annexed to the management plan which cover the five years following the approval of the development plan and will be updated every 5 years".

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Export
100
Country 1
China
Country 2
United States of America
Comment on use of produce
Europe

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
No

Overall comment

Overall comment
Previously known as TRANS-M. The company has another case in DRC- #5214.

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