Alro readying to repossess forest land, rent it back to businesses

The Agricultural Land Reform Office (Alro) says it will “repossess” Sor Por Kor land illegally occupied by resorts and hotels, and then rent the land back to them.

However, the process involves amending the land’s allocation status.

“What we are going to do is take land back from resorts and hotels so the illegally occupied land is back under Alro control. Later, we will let them rent the land under our new regulations, which should take around three months,” said deputy agriculture minister Thamanat Prompow, who oversees Alro.

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Apinya Wipatayotin