Deal #6777

Location #1

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Coordinates
Latitude
11.6369987
Longitude
99.018698
Target country
Myanmar
Comment on location
Tanintharyi Region, Kawthaung District, Bokpyin Township, Pyigyimandaing Subtownship

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 54066
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2016] 1600

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Agriculture unspecified, Forest logging / management (for wood and fibre)
Comment on intention of investment
By 2016, 1600 ha of Oil Palm was planted. However, 4046 ha of forest was cut for logging activities inside oil palm concession area

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2011] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2016] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
By 2016, 1600 ha of Oil Palm was planted

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Publication title
Behind the Oil Palm. Consequences of International Investment in Oil Palm Plantations
Date
2018-03-20
Comment on data source
Contains inoformation on: Concession area, area in operation, investors, produce info, former use, local communities

Data source #2

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
Comment on data source
Google Earth Engine Timelapse video showing land conversion from forest to oil palm plantation: https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/#v=11.66894,99.04779,10.909,latLng&t=3.20

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Publication title
Auto Industrial Company Project Area

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Publication title
Auto Industrial Company business structure

Data source #5

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
Date
2019-01-22
Comment on data source
Environmental Justice Atlas (MAC Oil Palm plantation and timber logging, Tanintharyi region, Myanmar)

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
Yes

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes
Comment on displacement of people
Displacement of one village

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Environmental degradation
Socio-economic
Displacement
Comment on negative impacts for local communities
According to Behind the Oil Palm Report (2018) the following impacts occur: Displacement of village, Land loss, Deforestation, Destruction of fish resources, Declining wild animals population, Destruction of areca nut plantation, Loss of sustainable livelihood income

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land
Comment on former land cover
Google Earth Engine Timelapse video shows land conversion from forest to oil palm plantation: https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/#v=11.66894,99.04779,10.909,latLng&t=3.20

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm (1600 ha)

Feb. 18, 2019, 1:52 p.m.

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