Firm Ordered to Temporarily Stop Clearing in Prey Long Forest

February 18th, 2013 , The Cambodia Daily

Authorities in Kompong Thom province have ordered the owners of a Vietnamese rubber company to temporarily cease the clearing of part of Prey Long forest after local farmers alleged that the firm was encroaching on villagers’ land.

About 300 members of the Prey Long People’s Network on Wednesday protested at the Sandan district government office, alleging that the CRCK Company was clearing forest outside the boundaries of its 6,000-hectare economic land concession. …

Khuon Narim, P.19
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