Land mapping would help ease disputes, group says

Cambodia needs more land mapping if it is to start to resolve many disputes that have become a major issue and potential source of instability, a development group says. ...

Socheata Hean
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/land-mapping-would-help-ease-disputes-group-says/3065645.html

Ministry official rejects NGO report on city’s slums

A government official rejected calls from a pair of NGOs on Tuesday to do more for Phnom Penh’s slums amid what they described as an opaque land-titling system that has routinely failed poor communities. In a joint report, “The Exclusion of Urban Poor Communities From Systematic ...

Khuon Narim and Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ministry-official-rejects-ngo-report-on-citys-slums-81606/

City Hall wants World Bank, NGOs to compensate evicted families

Representatives of some of the 3,000 families evicted from Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood in recent years said Thursday that municipal government officials, who were ultimately responsible for the mass evictions, told them they would be inviting the World Bank and NGOs to help compensate ...

Mech Dara
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/city-hall-wants-world-bank-ngos-to-compensate-evicted-families-53681/

Land-titling process ‘urgent’, Oxfam says

Accelerating the mapping and titling of rural farmland should be an “urgent” priority of the government and civil society, particularly when it comes to protecting indigenous peoples’ and women’s rights, Oxfam representatives said yesterday. The remarks followed the release of an EU-funded survey of rural communities’ ...

Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-titling-process-%E2%80%98urgent%E2%80%99-oxfam-says

No Effective Voice for Those Facing Land Issues

Despite the government embarking on a nationwide land-titling program, there is still little space for communities affected by economic land concessions to voice their concerns with the government, members of civil society said at a conference in Phnom Penh yesterday. “We’ve observed that there is limited ...

ELCs on mind at donor meet

While protesters demonstrated outside, urging land and human-rights reform, members of the donor community met with the government yesterday at the Council for the Development of Cambodia in Phnom Penh to sign off on a series of development targets that bore only a faint resemblance to those ...

City Hall hands out Boeng Kak land titles

Marking another milestone in the years-long struggle between the government and the families of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake community, Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema handed out 254 land titles to lakeside residents at City Hall on Saturday. But with the government shrouding the titling process ...

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