Seeds of destruction in Kratie?

February 23, 2016 | Posted in: News

In the name of reforestation, Think Biotech, a subsidiary of weapons and explosives manufacturer Hanwha Corporation, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates, has cleared and logged vast tracts of timberland on the edge of Prey Lang forest since its arrival.

After watching trucks haul timber from the site for more than three years, villagers who have lived around the forest for generations – some of whom have been involved in land-grabbing disputes against the firm – find it hard to see how Think Biotech’s motives differ from the logging companies who came before.

Read more in the Phnom Penh Post