Cambodia is facing complex structural challenge to deal with land disputes. As the economy grows with high influx of capital investment ready to rip benefit from speculation and structural weaknesses of the land management system, tackling the land issues is becoming even more difficult.
Land Management Ministry has registered 74% of all plots in Cambodia.
Governor orders a crack down on a group causing anarchy during land disputes.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday urged Battambang provincial authorities to continue paying attention in implementing safe village and commune policies and continue addressing people’s problems.
The gov’t reorganises the land resolution body, which deals with land disputes.
About 600 people from six provinces gather to submit petitions as they seek resolutions to land disputes.
Nearly 50 communities express their disappointment over handling land disputes.
High-ranking ministerial officials meet with a European Union delegation to discuss the issue of displaced peoples locked in land disputes.
Three political parties pledged to address land disputes, environmental problems and unscrupulous foreign investments.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng has issued a letter to all provincial governors telling them to resolve legitimate land disputes.
Nearly 300 residents gather to petition the Land Ministry to speed up resolutions.
Banteay Meanchey Court jails an activist who represented people locked in land disputes.
Environment Ministry requests a joint working group to cut down on illegal logging.
The total number of land disputes and protests fell in 2017, while NGOs claime activists are afraid of arrests.
A joint working group will continue its work on resolving land disputes for 540 families.
The government will register more than 260,000 hectares of protected land.
About 200 people from Kampot and Kandal gather at the Land Ministry asking for disputes with development companies to be resolved.
As they continue to rise, NGOs urge the government and courts to resolve land disputes more quickly.