Deal #17

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Kreal commune, Samrong district,Oddar Meancheay, Cambodia

Latitude
14.1717195
Longitude
103.63627150000002
Target country
Cambodia
Comment on location
Kreal commune, Samrong district, Oddar Meanchey province.

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 6523

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Biofuels, Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract #1

Contract date
2008-01-24
Duration of the agreement (in years)
70

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-12-11

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2013-12-11
Comment on data source
Further search is needed

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-06-21

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-06-19

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-11-01
Comment on data source
Listed under Angkor Sugar

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-05-31

Data source #7

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2011-09-01

Data source #8

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

Data source #9

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2012-03-28

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-12-11

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-12-11

Data source #12

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-08-13

Names of communities / indigenous peoples affected

Comment on communities / indigenous peoples affected
700 families in Samrong district, Konkreal commune complained the Mitr Phol company as this company grabbed their land. The families were forced off their land to make may for Mitr Phol's sugar plantations between 2008 and 2009.

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted
Comment on consultation of local community
The families who sought to defend their rights were thrown in jail.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
700 families in Samrong district, Konkreal commune complained the Mitr Phol company as this company grabbed their land. The families were forced off their land to make may for Mitr Phol's sugar plantations between 2008 and 2009.

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
Yes
Comment on presence of land conflicts
The land conflict continued until March 2019

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes
Comment on displacement of people
Forced evictions took place, but it is unknown how many people exactly were displaced.

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Socio-economic
Eviction
Comment on negative impacts for local communities
There are still 92 families who have not received their land back.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Private (smallholders)
Community

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
Sugar Cane

Overall comment

Overall comment
Mitr Phol is being investigated for Human Rights violation, which there are 700 families were affected by its operation.

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