Last week's killing of Cambodian forest defenders, and the recent shooting of Indonesian farmers, show the increasing involvement of state forces in quelling dissent against agribusiness, campaigners said.
Asian Peasant Coalition strongly condemns the repression and land grabbing carried out by the Chinese company Hengfu Group Sugar Industry Co., Ltd. against the indigenous Kuy people of Preah Vihear, Cambodia.
Malaysia's Camcashew Company and South Korean Naroo Marine Company will invest $100 million in a cashew nut export project in Kampong Cham province, including a 4,000 ha plantation and a 40,000 ha contract farming scheme.
« Plus de 800 000 hectares de terres ont été confisqués par des sociétés et des fonds domiciliés au Luxembourg, ce qui place notre petit Etat en tête des pays européens complices de l’accaparement des terres. »
A group of Israeli investors plans to invest in Cambodia’s dairy industry. The group has chosen Takeo province to raise a herd of 500 cattle over 300 hectares of land as the first phase of their plans in Cambodia.
Farmers and agricultural NGOs in Cambodia slammed the seventh and final draft of a controversial agricultural law. A representative of farmer network said the law makes it easier for government to offer land to private companies.
Around 2006, Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation., Ltd. One of major sugarcane and sugar companies in Thailand began to expand their production base to neighboring countries. This infograhpic solely looks at the case of sugarcane plantation investment in Oddar Meanchey, Cambodia.
On 30 August 2017, 40 people brought a petition to Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh calling for the withdrawal of sugar company Hengfu, that accused for grabbing tens of thousands of families land since 2011.