Families back sugar land deal

Families in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel and Botum Sakor districts have agreed to accept land and $2,500 per family in a compromise with the Land Ministry to end their land dispute with sugar cane plantation companies. However, they have asked the ministry to speed up the solution to resolve the feud with Koh Kong Sugar Industry and Koh Kong Plantation. In a gathering yesterday in front of the Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Ministry, community representative Phav Nherng said the 175 families backed the deal. She said this after meetings and debating many possible solutions at the ministry and after visits to land at the new location.

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