Land

Kandal villagers allege collusion

Some 200 families in Anlong and Boeung Krochab Choeung villages, in Prek Tameak commune, Khsach Kandal district, in Kandal province, have expressed concern over the clearing and landfilling activities in the natural lake area. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-villagers-allege-collusion

Germany pledges further $3.8M for mine clearance

Germany has committed to providing another €3.5 million ($3,841,000) over the next two years to the Halo Trust for landmine clearance in Cambodia in a bid to help the Kingdom reach its landmine-free goal in 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/germany-pledges-further-38m-mine-clearance

NGO to sue ‘land grab’ officer

National Resource and Wildlife Preservation Organisation (NRWPO) director Chea Hean plans to sue Trapaing Chor commune council officer Sorn Sim for allegedly inciting some 100 people to occupy and protest on 120ha owned by 16 families in the province’s Trapaing Chor commune in Oral district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngo-sue-land-grab-officer

UK commits $4.3 million to demining

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has committed a further $4.3 million to aid demining activities in Cambodia as part of an extension on the Second Global Mine Action Programme (GMAP2). ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uk-commits-43-million-demining

Villagers save vital wetlands from land grab

The Kampong Cham provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is looking for the owner of a tractor involved in clearing wetlands at Cholkiri district’s Peam Chhkork commune, to send him to court for legal action. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-save-vital-wetlands-land-grab

Official accused of stealing land

People from two villages in Sen Monorom commune, O’Raing district, in Mondulkiri province urged the authorities to prioritise a land dispute involving a former district council official who bought some plots but then allegedly proceeded to grab others belonging to people from nearby villages. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-accused-stealing-land

Poor families claim land concession sold to others

A group of 160 poor families from the Bunong indigenous community in Mondulkiri province’s Pech Chreada district have filed a complaint against their representative, accusing him of selling land earmarked for them as part of a social land concession. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/poor-families-claim-land-concession-sold-others

Court yet to charge major general in land reclamation case

Koh Kong provincial court has yet to charge Major General Tun Deat who allegedly reclaimed land in the sea in Khemarak Phoumint city. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697850/court-yet-to-charge-major-general-in-land-reclamation-case

CMAC, TMAC ink demining agreements

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) on Tuesday signed an agreement on research and mine clearance in areas near the border. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-tmac-ink-demining-agreements

Price-hike warning issued to house buyers

Property and land prices are set to rise in Lvea Aem district’s Kandal province following the  government’s announcement of their future plan to partially integrate the area into a new district within Phnom Penh. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697728/price-hike-warning-issued-to-house-buyers

Japan gov’t grants $1.43 million in aid for social projects

Japan on Thursday provided a $1.43 million grant to three organisations working to clear cluster bombs, improve food security and promote sustainable agricultural conditions for poverty reduction in Cambodia. The grant was signed by Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Masahiro Mikami and representatives of the three recipients ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-govt-grants-143-million-aid-social-projects

Bulldozers seized from five VN loggers in Mondulkiri

Mondulkiri provincial authorities have seized several bulldozers from five Vietnamese nationals who were set to clear forest land near the Nam Lea Wildlife Sanctuary in O’Raing district’s Dak Dam commune on Tuesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bulldozers-seized-five-vn-loggers-mondulkiri

ANZ compensates Cambodian families forcibly evicted to make way for sugar plantation

ANZ has agreed to compensate hundreds of Cambodian families who were forcibly evicted from their land to make way for a controversial sugar plantation and refinery. ...

Erin Handley
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-27/anz-compensates-cambodian-families-forcibly-evicted-sugar-plant/12006382

Fifty houses bulldozed overnight as S’ville land dispute escalates

Fifty families claiming ownership of 5ha in Koki village, Bit Traing commune, in Prey Nop district, Preah Sihanouk province, on Monday protested on the site over claims that Ouk Sineth and his associates illegally encroached on their land, bulldozing their homes and crops during the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fifty-houses-bulldozed-overnight-sville-land-dispute-escalates

Ministry to resolve all state land disputes by next year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday the Land Management Ministry has committed to resolving all disputes involving state land in the Kingdom by next year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694708/ministry-to-resolve-all-state-land-disputes-by-next-year

UN agency to continue support for landmine and ERW victims

Unicef yesterday announced that it is committed in continuing support for the government and its development partners to reduce threats posed by mines and explosive remnants of war. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694709/un-agency-to-continue-support-for-landmine-and-erw-victims

Government steps up to reach 2025 mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allowed the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) also known as the Mine Authority to access funds to deploy 2,000 Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) personnel in the humanitarian demining operation from 2020-2025. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-steps-reach-2025-mine-free-goal

Two summoned over Mondulkiri forest clearing

The Mondulkiri Provincial Court has summoned two suspects to appear in court over the alleged hiring of five villagers to clear forest land last week at the northeast biodiversity conservation corridor in Koh Nhek district. Provincial court spokesman Meas Bros told The Post that on February ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-summoned-over-mondulkiri-forest-clearing

CMAC targets more than 100 villages in Banteay Meanchey for demining work

The Cambodian Mine Action Center has targetted more than 100 villages in Banteay Meanchey province for mine clearing operations over the next three years. Leng Ranin, CMAC provincial demining unit chief, said yesterday they have selected 103 villages for the effort to be carried out from ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692369/cmac-targets-more-than-100-villages-in-banteay-meanchey-for-demining-work

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