Deal #5218

Location #1

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

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
Twa

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
40040
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2014] 40040

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Forest logging / management (for wood and fibre)
Comment on intention of investment
Contract also includes a recovery and management plan.

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Concession
Comment on nature of the deal
Contract renewable. Expires 2039. The contract can be cancelled in some cases, including: (1) the commission of any act or attempted act of corruption, duly certified fraud or violence; and (2) the repeated violation after notice, social and environmental obligations.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2014] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
050/14. Decree converted to forest concession contract April 25, 2014.

Leasing fees

Comment on leasing fees
The contract states: " TALA-TINA 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
2014-04-25
Duration of the agreement (in years)
25

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Contract
File
Open Contracting ID
ocds-591adf-6088947439

Data source #2

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 #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
RAPPORT DE MISSION DE TERRAIN N°3

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-04-11
Comment on data source
Greenpeace- Investigation raises doubts of legality of DRC timber held in Belgian port

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Trading in Chaos- The impact at home and abroad of illegal logging in the DRC

Consultation of local community

Comment on consultation of local community
"The plot of any road or any pathway or disposal outside 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, TALA-TINA consult with local communities and / or indigenous peoples bordering on socio-economic and infrastructure that will be the final specifications to be attached to development plan"

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Financial Support
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
The company provides money towards the local development fund

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
No

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company has been accused of illegal logging in 2011 and 2013.

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