Deal #838

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, Guatemala

Target country
Guatemala
Comment on location
(Alta Verapaz), Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas y Chahal

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
2518
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2016] 8219
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2016] 8149
Comment on land area
land located in Alta Verapaz

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Oral Agreement)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2006] In operation (production)

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
PADESA is part of Maegli-Mueller Group (see case 835), which produces the eatable oil "Capullo".

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Personal information
Comment on data source
Own elaboration of the Institute of Agrarian and Rural Studies of the Platform of NGOs and Cooperatives of Guatemala (IDEAR-CONGCOOP), based on: 1) Alonso-Fradejas, A.; Caal J.L, y Chichilla, T (2010). "Caña de azúcar, palma africana y el capitalismo agra

Data source #2

Data source type
Personal information
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy 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
Company sources
File

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #12

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #13

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #14

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #15

Data source type
Media report
File

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Oil Palm

Overall comment

Overall comment
This case is related with the 835, PADESA beeing part of Maegli group, as INDESA. Peasant families occupied Padesa's land in Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, claiming that the disappeared INTA (Instituto Nacional de Transformacion Agraria) entitled them in 1981.

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