MLR FORESTAL DE NICARAGUA, S.A (FMO-56195)

Countries
  • Nicaragua
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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
MLR FORESTAL DE NICARAGUA, S.A
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)
$ 10.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Aug 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 16, 2019


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Project Description

The proposed facility will allow MLR to maintain its current plantations, expand the plantations and build the associated commercial processing facilities.

 

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Private Actors

According to the bank, MLR Forestal de Nicaragua, S.A. is a traceable Agro-Forestry company located in northeast Nicaragua. Plantings started in 2010 and to date the Company owns and manages 2,462 ha teak and 411 ha mixed cocoa/teak. MLR is committed to operate under the best practices and standards of the industry where all its plantations are FSC/ UTZ certified and includes 25% - 30% of conservation area.

 

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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF FMO

Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism