Official tells on how companies are granted Economic Land Concessions.
An indigenous group in Ratanakkiri is concerned over illegal chemical fertilisers.
The government earned $6.6 million in revenue from economic land concessions (ELCs), despite the fact that less than half of the firms granted the concessions paid rental fees, according to a report presented to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights.
A Cambodian People’s Party official on Sunday said that the government has correctly handled the way land disputes are solved and accused some protestors of being paid to raise the issue during election season.
High-ranking ministerial officials meet with a European Union delegation to discuss the issue of displaced peoples locked in land disputes.
The fledgling Grassroots Democratic Party clashes with the ruling CPP during Khmer Times’ Election Roundtable discussion.
The government has temporarily halted transport of timber and forest products from Lower Sesan II dam in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district until after the elections in July.
The government reclassifies four economic land concessions as state property, reclaiming almost 20,000 hectares.
The Minister of Land Management promises to settle disputes on economic land concessions.