Deal #100

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Kampong Speu​, Cambodia

Target country
Cambodia
Comment on location
Oral district

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 9985

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Food crops, Non-food agricultural commodities
Comment on intention of investment
used mainly for animal feed

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2007] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2009] In operation (production)

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
70

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned employees (total)
450

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (domestic)
200
Comment on jobs created (domestic)
Around 200 Cambodian plantation workers in low season and around 1000 in high season

Operating company

 

Network of parent companies and tertiary investors/lenders. Please click the node next to a company to get more details.

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-01-01
Comment on data source
What shall we do without our land? Land Grabs and Resistance in Rural Cambodia By Alison Elizabeth Schneider

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 03:07:2014

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 03:07:2014

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2009-08-26

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-09-07

Data source #6

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 03:07:2014

Data source #7

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2011-11-29

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #9

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2012-06-01

Data source #10

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2013-12-26

Data source #11

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2014-01-01

Data source #12

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-03-01

Data source #13

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
01:08:2014

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
The company has promised to compensate people by giving them new plots of land but, as these are very far from the village, only a few have agreed. In terms of cash compensation, according to villagers, the company pledged to pay each family USD1000–2000 per ha, but this money has not yet materialised (Source: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/tci/pdf/InternationalInvestment/Cambodia/CambodiaFINAL_CDRI-FAO_-_FDI_in_agriculture_revise_08-08-2011_final_4_Sue_hang_fao_June-2012.pdf)

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Private (smallholders)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 2
Malaysia
Country 3
Thailand

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes
Comment on water extraction envisaged
Irrigation system

Overall comment

Overall comment
(2015) There are mentions that HLH still has an ELC on the 9,985 ha of land but other literature says that the land was recovered by the indigenous group Souy as led by Ven Samin

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