Time for the Asian Development Bank to rethink displacing the poor, by David Pred

View of the sugar cane plantation of Omlaing that covers more than 19.000 hectares. Omlaing commune, Kompong Speu Province - Cambodia. 09 Jan 2013 © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom

(The Cambodia Daily) – Every year millions of people around the world are forcibly displaced from their land, homes and livelihoods to make way for large-scale development projects. Most often those who are forced to sacrifice their place on Earth for both public and private interests are amongst the poorest and most vulnerable people in society. […]