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Contract between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and C.J Cambodia Corporation Ltd on Agricultural Plantation Investment and Processing

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries agrees to grant a total land concession of 5,000 hectares located in Phnom Srouch district, Kampong Speu province for C.J Cambodia Corporation Ltd to own and use for Cassava plantation and other agricultural production. The company signed the contract with 70 years of duration.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Concessions
  • Economic land concessions and plantations
  • Land
  • Public land lease
Document type Land Concession Contract
Contracting Parties
  • CJ Cambodia Co. Ltd.
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • Khmer
  • Kampong Speu
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2017-03-17. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia. Address: 43, St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Email:, Website:

Signature date April 20, 2001

CJ Cambodia Co., Ltd

House 12, Street 208, Sangkat Boeung Riang, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: (855-23) 218 729, Fax (855-23) 218 730

Granted area 5000
Contract term 70
Contract term unit Years
Guaranty deposit for contract implementation ($) 5000
Party's obligation in the implementation of the project

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries:

  • Providing intervention to the relevant institutions in order to address any problems involving those who commit offense and violate the rights of the company in respect of the implementation framework defined in this agreement as to the usage or confiscation of any part of the location.
  • Monitoring: The implementation of the contract of the company, The Environmental impact, and Technical work and the business production program of the company.
  • Assisting the company in request of approval from related authorities for functioning product improvement and production in its concession areas and help facilitate negotiation with third party.
  • No third party and any part of the Royal Government of Cambodia and no any officials have the right to request for this concession land during the contract term.
  • Informing in writing to the company 3 weeks prior to monitoring property and any modification over the land concession area.
  • Ensuring and promising that the Ministry had made land rental contract legally with only the company for during the contract term.

The Company:

  • Agreeing to pay the deposit and fee in accordance with article 4 of this contract until the termination
  • Agreeing to be responsible for the expenses of the survey and other related costs involving the coordination and exchange of the said land as stipulated in article 1 and 1.4
  • Operating business production on the actual business area according to the plan stipulated in its technical-economic reports and in the contract
  • Having the right to sell, buy, distribute and circulate all kinds of products both inside and outside the country in accordance with the state’s principles and laws in force and in the interests of the above-mentioned investment
  • Machinery equipment, spare parts and chemical materials that are imported for the purpose of business production will incur additional taxes according to the law of kingdom of Cambodia
  • Allowing the Ministry and relevant institutions to monitor and evaluate its activities regarding environment impact and subsequently following the instruction of the Ministry and relevant institutions as to the protection of the environment.
  • Having obligation to buy cassava products from Royal Cambodian Armed Forces depending on the quality and price in the market.
Job creation summary

In the event that there is no Khmer expert available, the company has right to recruit the local labor force, or foreign experts to educate and train the technical work under the Law of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Environmental protection obligation
  • Implementing business activities as planned including: forest clearance, road construction, and cultivation and maintenance by following sustainable conditions for natural resources of the location and environmental impact caused by business production.
Socio-cultural protection
  • All constructions of infrastructure, such as dams and canals that may affect to the people and surrounding areas, shall be permitted by government and/or relevant and concerned institutions.
  • Consider in improving the livelihood as well as health and education to its employees; workers and their families by building the suitable houses, hospitals, temples, schools and recreation centers.
Suspension and/or revocation or termination
  • In the event that the company faces a situation beyond its control. The company has the right to withdraw from the whole project or part of the project providing approval for the withdrawal has been received from the Ministry.
  • In the event that the company withdraws without approval, it shall be held responsible according to the Investment Law of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
  • In the event that the company fails to implement the activities stipulated in this agreement at the passing of one year starting from the date of agreement, the government shall have the right to terminate the agreement unconditionally and without compensation for damages.
Related Project

Legacy reference document C.J_Cambodia_Co.ltd__20.04.2001.pdf
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-17e59423-6e9b-4271-9403-aaee00643050
Date uploaded March 20, 2017, 08:10 (UTC)
Date modified May 5, 2017, 03:30 (UTC)