extractive industries

Description
Synonyms
agrofuel industries
palm oil industries
mining
Date of publication
December 2014
Resource type

This publication compiles land grab cases documented by LWA partners in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines.

Publisher
Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC)
Date of publication
August 2015
Resource type

This issue brief highlights the roots of land grabbing experienced in the aggrieved communities in seven countries.

Publisher
Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC)
International Land Coalition (ILC)
Misereor

Cambodia: Smallholder farmers to face land shortage, study finds

By: Jack Davies
Date: August 15th 2016
Source: Phnom Penh Post

Smallholder farmers have a crucial role to play in tempering the growing pains of Cambodia’s transition to an industrialised economy, but unless something is done, they will face a land shortage in the coming years, according to the authors of a new report.

Date of publication
August 2016
Resource type

In Cambodia, the majority of the population is still composed of smallholder family farmers. 54% of the total labour force is employed in agriculture.

Publisher
Mekong Region Land Governance

'Scotland must end absurdly outdated land ownership system'

By: Karin Goodwin
Date: August 14th 2016
Source: Herald Scotland

THE SCOTTISH Government must stop giving “carte blanche” to rich industrialists who are buying up vast swathes of Scotland’s countryside and instead bring about more radical land reform that benefits local communities, according to campaigners.

Date of publication
July 2010
Resource type

The forces of globalization, especially private investors from China, Vietnam and Malaysia are accelerating pressures on Cambodia, putting enormous pressure on ethnic Bunong traditional lands, natu

Publisher
Village Focus International

Cambodia: Evictees, Sugar Company Reach Deal at Last

By: Sek Odom
Date: August 12th 2016
Source: Cambodia Daily

Representatives of evicted families and a sugarcane plantation owned by a prominent CPP senator announced an agreement on Thursday that provides compensation ranging from $500 to $5,000 to eligible villagers after a five-year battle over land.

The deal was meant to put an end to claims of land-grabbing against Senator Ly Yong Phat’s Phnom Penh Sugar Company.

Date of publication
July 2016
Resource type

In the Mekong region, conflicts between local communities and large scale land concessions are widespread. They are often difficult to solve.

Publisher
Mekong Region Land Governance

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