For too long, consumer brands have sourced raw materials from abusive companies. We’ve seen up close the damage this has caused in Cambodia, and how elusive remedy has been for affected communities. But with mandatory due diligence laws on the horizon in Europe, communities will finally have the opportunity to hold brands accountable for violations in their supply chains.
After acquiring majority ownership in the PHC plantations from European development banks in 2020, former partners have turned on each other with legal action underway across four jurisdictions for control of the company, valued at US$100 million.
Located in Kaduna State, the 200-hectare farm, scheduled to open in 2022, will have housing for 400 dairy cows, modern milking parlors and technology, grass lands and living facilities for 25 employees.
Pakistan Kissan Mazdoor Tehreek calls for an end to neoliberal agricultural laws and corporate control of the food and agriculture sector, including an end to local and foreign private investments in the dairy and livestock sector.