“Statistical Analysis of Land Disputes in Cambodia, 2014” report launched

We are sharing this news posted in The NGO Forum on Cambodia website on 28 September 2015.

Panel of the launching workshop. Photo by NGOF.

Panel of the launching workshop.
Photo by NGOF.

NGOF launched the report on Statistical Analysis of Land Disputes in Cambodia, 2014 on 22 September. The report launching workshop was to publicly disseminate the report results, present key findings, and to increase knowledge and understanding of land situations in order to bring all relevant stakeholders to pay attention on them and further spread out to call for intervention.

Around 60 participants from the National Assembly, Mondolkiri’s Deputy Governor, Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction, local authorities in Phnom Penh, development partners, local and international NGOs network/members and communities attended the launching.

The report aimed to provide evidences of land disputes in 2014. Findings include:[1]

  • that land disputes occurred in 2014 is lesser than the previous years;
  • the highest rate of land disputes occur in Phnom Penh;
  • economic land concessions (ELCs) are the major cause of land disputes;
  • 14% of land disputes affect indigenous peoples;
  • displacements affected 230 families; and
  • 68 cases were resolved in 2014.

Moreover, NGOF Executive Director Dr. Tek Vannara mentioned that land disputes are the biggest challenges Cambodia face.

The report is available online in Khmer and English versions.

[1] As culled from the report [The NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF). (2015). Statistical Analysis of Land Disputes in Cambodia, 2014. Phnom Penh: NGOF.]

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