• Sugar company pulls out #ThaiCompany
    • Thai Visa
    • 05 May 2015

    Asia’s largest sugar producer, Thailand’s Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation, has withdrawn from its three plantations in Oddar Meanchey province in Cambodia following years of criticism over alleged illegalities and human rights abuses at the concessions.

  • Beverage companies wary of ‘blood sugar’ in supply chain
    • VoA Khmer
    • 17 Feb 2015

    The “blood sugar” plantations in Cambodia have been accused of violently evicting villagers in order to raze farmland and build their plantations. Representatives from Coca-Cola and Pepsi said they are not aware of sugar in their supply chain supplied by rights violators.

  • Rights groups decry land activist killing
    • Bangkok Post
    • 16 Feb 2015

    On February 11, Chai Bunthonglek, a land rights activist from Klong Sai Pattana village and member of the Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand was gunned down. Four locals have been slain in similar attacks since 2010.

  • Thaïlande: Assassinat du défenseur du droit à la terre M. Chai Bunthonglek
    • Frontline Defenders
    • 14 Feb 2015

    Le 11 février 2015 vers 18h30, un inconnu a abattu le défenseur du droit à la terre M. Chai Bunthonglek chez lui dans le district de Chaiburi, dans la province de Surat Thani.

  • Investors eye Myanmar's rich potential for rice growing
    • The Nation
    • 09 Feb 2015

    Myanmar may go back to being one of the world's major rice exporters in five to 10 years, as many Thai and foreign investors are looking to expand in rice mills and farms in the country.

  • Mindanao eyed in 300,000-hectare oil palm expansion
    • Davao Today
    • 08 Jan 2015

    The Philippine Palm Oil Development Council wants government to support its road map of developing 300,000 hectares for oil palm in the next ten years with Mindanao as a main investment area.

  • Mitr Phol disputants to testify
    • Phnom Penh Post
    • 11 Nov 2014

    Representatives of Oddar Meanchey villagers who allegedly lost their homes in a 2008 land grab by Thai-owned sugar giant Mitr Phol are hopeful a settlement may soon be reached.

  • 85 squatter farmers face arrest
    • Bangkok Post
    • 15 Sep 2014

    Authorities plan to arrest about 85 farmers who have occupied a large tract of land, formerly an oil palm plantation, in Plai Phraya district of Krabi today.

  • Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
    • Cambodia Daily
    • 22 Aug 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.

  • EU’s Everything But Arms initiative is impoverishing Cambodian farmers
    • Inclusive Development
    • 17 Sep 2013

    An EU trade initiative intended to reduce poverty in the world’s poorest countries has driven thousands of Cambodian farming families into destitution and led to serious human rights violations, says new report

  • Cambodia's sugar rush leaves farmers feeling bitter at 'land grab'
    • Guardian
    • 09 Jul 2013

    Villagers from Koh Kong, Cambodia claim they are losing their livelihoods to plantations that supply Tate & Lyle

  • Univanich Palm Oil expands into Philippines
    • The Nation
    • 01 May 2013

    Univanich Palm Oil, one of the Thailand's leading palm-oil producers and its largest exporter of crude palm oil, is expanding into Asean with its first investment in the Philippines.

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