CZECH SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY (EIB-20171001)

Countries
  • Czech Republic
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
LESY CESKE REPUBLIKY SP
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 31.47 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported CZK 700 million (EUR 27 million)
Converted using 2018-07-30 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 92.09 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported CZK 2000 million (EUR 79 million)
Converted using 2018-07-30 exchange rate.
Corporate Actor Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EIB website

Updated in EWS Jan 31, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 26, 2018


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Project Description

The project aims at financing selected components of the Czech Republic's state-owned forestry company (Lesy Ceske Republiky s.p.) programme of investments (2019-2020), covering forest planting, forest tending, and forest infrastructure upgrading.

The main project components are:

(i) reforestation of about 11,000 ha per year of existing forest stands with new and more productive tree varieties, and

(ii) forest tending (i.e. thinning, cleaning, forest protection and cultivation) in the range of 30,000 ha per year. Investments cover forest infrastructure (new road construction and upgrading existing roads) and equipment, as well as forest management planning.

 

Investment Description
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

EIB will require the project promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation

Private Actors
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