1)before making any investment it is better you make a site visit 2)check the work being done on the site . 3) the website mentions that each site will be monitored by CCTV cameras and have RFId chip planted on bark of each tree for security purposes . further guard dogs and trained security professionals will be carrying out 24 by 7 trained surevillance 4)While Sandalwood trees in the wild require 35 to 40 years to grow and mature for high commercial value, trees that are given adequate irrigation facilities, fertilizers and care, require a period of 15 years to grow in commercial value. The Sandalwood tree is commercially viable after four years of growth but to enhance the returns, 15 year period is considered optimum. 5)your returns would depend whether sandalwood trees can grow within the period of 15 years for commercial value 6) get the agreement vetted by local lawyer before you sign .