Deal #5446

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Gbarpolu, Liberia

Target country
Liberia

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 5000

Intention of investment

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

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Concession
Comment on nature of the deal
Private User Permit (PUP)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
PUP-17. five-year renewable Memorandum of Understanding with the locals of Gboe Chiefdom.

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract #1

Contract date
2011-11-01
Duration of the agreement (in years)
5

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Current number of jobs (total)
491

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
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File
Comment on data source
LEITI Companies database.

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2016-04-21
Comment on data source
Liberia: Hardwood Corporation Risk Expulsion

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Education
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
"Actually, the operations of LHC here is very frustrating -frustrating because Hardwood is not implementing any of the provisions indicated in the social agreement signed between us"

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Community

Former land use

Former land use
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Trees (unspecified)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

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