A turning point? Land, housing and natural resources rights in 2012

Whereas 2011 had seen a sharp increase in the number of Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) granted by the Royal Government of Cambodia to private companies, in 2012 conflicts became more acute and protests multiplied. The government showed that it had understood the seriousness of the situation by taking initiatives aimed at resolving land disputes, addressing some of the issues related to ELCs and granting thousands of land titles to rural families. However, some of the most pressing concerns about the overall pressure on land, landlessness, land tenure insecurity, lack of law enforcement, power abuses, and encroachment on livelihoods and natural resources remained unaddressed.,English and Khmer.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Development and assistance for land tenure and land titling
  • Economic land concessions and plantations
  • Expropriation
  • Land
  • Land transfers
  • Public land lease
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright Yes
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Author (corporate) សមាគមការពារសិទ្ធិមនុស្ស និង អភិវឌ្ឍន៏នៅកម្ពុជា​ (សមាគមអាដហុក)
Publication place Cambodia
Publisher ADHOC
Publication date 2013
Pagination 54
Legacy reference document http://ticambodia.org/library/wp-content/files_mf/1449711864ADHOCATurningPointLandHousingandNaturalResourcesRightsin2012KHMER.pdf
Keywords land grabbing,economic land concession