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Contract between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Crystal Agro Company Limited for Plantation of Cassava Crop, Agro-Industry Crops, Trees Crops and Processing Factory

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries agrees to provide the concession of land covering a total area of 8,000 hectares in the district of Samrong, Oddar Mean Chey province for Crystal Agro Company Limited to own and use for Agro-Industry crops plantation and establishes processing factory for 70 years of contract.

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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
  • Crystal Agro Co. Ltd.
Government Entity (multiple)
  • Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • English
  • Oddar Meanchey
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2017-02-23. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia. Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Email:, Website:

Signature date July 10, 2006

Crystal Agro Company Limited No.157, Street 128, Sangkat Mitta Pheap, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh. Tel: (855) 12 898 881.

Granted area 8000
Contract term 70
Contract term unit Years
Guaranty deposit for contract implementation ($) 7000
Land use planning Year1,2000 Year2,2000 Year3,2000 Year4,2000
Land use planning unit Ha
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.
  • During the implementation of investment project on the company land concession in case, if any land conflict occurred between company and local residents/people, competent authorities have the right to suspend the investment activities for solving the problems and protecting the interest of people and any conflict is occurred between military agency and local residents people the resolution have to give priority to residents people.
  • Monitoring: The implementation of the contract of the company, The Environmental impact, and Technical work and the business production program of the company.

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
  • Designing the location management and development plan for the Ministry no later than 6 months after the contract has been signed. This management plan shall have a master plan for the strategic development-location usage schedule, other technical practices and a balanced economic-financial plan for long-term development
  • 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.
  • Report the achievement of the implementation of the investment works on six-monthly and annually period.
Job creation summary

Must use the local labor force, in the event that there is no Khmer expert available, the right to hire foreign experts shall be granted 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.
  • Before clearing the land for the development activities, the investor shall obtain approval from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the logging, processing or transporting of trees found on the lands and pay royalties and premiums to the Ministry in accordance with the principles and Forestry Law in force.
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 Crystal_Agro_Company_Limited__17.07.2006.pdf
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-1b5091c5-4be5-4e69-8bc7-6f80727f958e
Date uploaded April 7, 2017, 03:07 (UTC)
Date modified April 28, 2017, 10:40 (UTC)