Deal #67

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Botum Sakor, Cambodia

Target country
Cambodia
Comment on location
Botomsakor District, Koh Kong Province

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2011] 9400

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Biofuels, Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2006] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
In operation (production)

Contract #1

Contract date
2006-08-02
Duration of the agreement (in years)
70

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Cambodian Senator Ly Yong Phat formerly held shares

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2011-06-21

Data source #2

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 07:04:2015

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 19:06:2014

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2010-12-31

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-02-08

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
Accessed: 19:06:2014

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2013-12-31

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-10-27

Data source #10

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Date
2015-02-17
Comment on data source
Online database

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
An article from Cambodia daily says that the people that were evicted from the land was paid out by the company already but the contract was written in Thai therefore the people did not understand what they were signing but they accepted 2,000 dollars each.

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (smallholders)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Pastoralism
Forestry

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Sugar Cane

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Sugar processing

Overall comment

Overall comment
Owned by the same company as deal #68, it was split to comply with the 10,000 ha limit of the land concessions

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