"Le fait que des étrangers s'installe ici, ne pose pas de problème, à condition qu'ils ne fassent pas de production intensive et qu'ils respectent les normes écologiques" explique le porte parole de la Confédération Paysanne en Mayenne
The villagers say they never received compensation for farmland lost to a sugarcane company owned by a senator, another company owned by businessman Heng Huy, and to Chinese company the Union Development Group.
State radio reported last week that hog farm expansions financed by the World Bank in Henan’s Nanyang had allegedly taken farmland illegally from wheat farmers, threatening the nation’s grain security.
People's Coalition on Food Sovereignty, GRAIN, and Ponlok Khmer urged the government of Cambodia to return disputed land from Chinese company Hengfu Group Sugar Industry to the Khmer and Indigenous Kuy communities. The groups expressed solidarity with the Indigenous Kuy people who continue to assert their legitimate land rights even amid the global health crisis.