About 100 community members locked in a long-running land dispute with the owners of Koh Kong Sugar Industry Company clashed with Chamkarmon district security forces after blocking the street in front of the Land Management Ministry
65 civil society organizations (CSOs) and non-government organizations (NGOs) from across the world signed a unity statement urging Cambodian government to release land rights activist Tep Vanny, who has been in detention for the past 12 months.
Villagers from three communities in Svay Rieng province, Cambodia traveled to Phnom Penh to seek government intervention in a long-running land dispute involving NK Venture, a Vietnamese firm, that got special permission to build a sugar plantation covering 670 hectares.
A Chinese firm that plans to invest $2 billion into developing Cambodia’s first special economic zone (SEZ) dedicated solely to agricultural processing and storage has signed on a new partner to jumpstart the stalled project.
This report seeks to provide an overview of the current state of China’s overseas investment in agriculture in the Mekong region - including through land acquisitions - with a focus on Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.