Cambodia

Organisations back Kuoy land claims

Two organisations expressed concern over land in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia after Hengfu, sugar company based in China, in 2011 and 2016 granted Economic Land Concessions of more than 42,000 hecatres by the Cambodian government.

Chinese firm’s investment in banana farm approved

Cambodian government yesterday gave green light to a Chinese-owned firm, Longmate Agriculture Co Ltd, to invest in a banana plantation in Kampot province. Three plantatios cover 5,000 hectares of land that can produce up to 14,000 tonnes of bananas according to Cambodia General Director of Agriculture.

NGOs called to verify data on Koh Kong land dispute

Cambodia provincial government on Tuesday called on civil society organisations to help verify data involving land dispute between villagers in Koh Kong province and a Chinese company. The land in question is in the midst of a dispute with Union Development Group (UDG).