Residents have been in a land dispute with the sugar cane company Ly Yong Phat continues to seek justice while not yet get compensation
Hundreds of hectares of green plantations of Ly Yong Phat surrounded by mountains in Oral district, Kampong Speu province seem to reflect the prosperous lives of nearby villagers, but some people claim that they are living in a state of mental crisis due to the ...
Botum Sakor residents defiant as authorities threaten to clear shelters
Koh Kong authorities have threatened to tear down shelters built by residents of Botum Sakor district on land the locals say was taken from them by sugarcane plantations run by CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat. ...
White sugar production hits 102,000 tonnes a year
The Kingdom is now capable of domestically producing up to 102,000 tonnes of white sugar per year from sugarcane grown at plantations in its southwestern provinces (Kampong Speu, Koh Kong), according to statistics released by Phnom Penh Sugar Co Ltd (PPSC) last week. ...
Contract farming schemes rising: Ministry
The Ministry of Agriculture said the number of contract farming schemes is increasing remarkably, helping enhance productivity and market access for farmers. From January to August, a total of 91 contract farming schemes were inked in various sectors, including rice, sugarcane and livestock production, the ministry ...
Sugarcane a ‘huge potential for farmers’
Cambodia’s three major sugar companies produced 120,126 tonnes of raw sugar in the first nine months of this year, said a Ministry of Industry and Handicraft report. It said Rui Feng (Cambodia) International Co Ltd produced 56,664 tonnes, Yellow Field (Cambodia) International Ltd (51,420 tonnes) ...
Giant sugar mill set to open in Preah Vihear
A Chinese-owned agricultural company will inaugurate a $360 million sugar mill in northern Cambodia next month, in what is being billed as one of Asia’s largest sugar processing facilities. ...
From pharmaceuticals to palm sugar, helping a country heal
Born in 1953, Hay Ly Eang is the same age as independent Cambodia. But unlike his home country, which was torn apart by war and political conflicts in the decades that followed independence, Mr. Ly Eang managed to avoid much of the turmoil after leaving the ...