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Social land concessions

Kratie resolves Memot Rubber Plantation land dispute in Snuol

Kratie provincial authorities have resolved a land dispute between more than 1,800 families and the Memot Rubber Plantation Company in Snuol district’s Pi Thnou commune. Khan Chamnan, provincial deputy governor, yesterday said that each family will receive two hectares of Social Land Concessions.  ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664714/kratie-resolves-memot-rubber-plantation-land-dispute-in-snuol/

More than 40 families given land to move off roadside

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities provided plots of land to 45 families on Saturday after they agreed to move off a roadside in Sihanoukville’s Buon commune. Provincial Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said on Saturday during a land distribution ceremony that the 45 families squatted and lived on a ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50654899/more-than-40-families-given-land-to-move-off-roadside/

Government to spend $4 million on Lased II

The government will spend some $4 million on the Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project Phase II (Lased II) to benefit almost 600 families in Prasat Balang district’s Doung commune in Kampong Thom province. The land allocation is aimed at alleviating poverty in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-spend-4-million-lased-ii

More than 200 families in Kratie to get land today

The government will grant social land concessions today to more than 200 poor families in Kratie province’s Chet Borei district. Provincial Governor Va Thorn yesterday said 223 poor families in Da commune, according to their size, would be given a total of 330 titles for between ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628557/more-than-200-families-in-kratie-to-get-land-today/

Border guards get 500 homes

Soldiers and police officials were granted 500 houses on Tuesday by the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction and Stung Treng authorities on land allocated for social land concessions. The houses on land in Stung Treng province’s Sre Sambor and Prek Meas communes ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/border-guards-get-500-homes

Land dispute leaders fear for safety

Representatives of residents involved in land disputes in Kratie province’s Snuol district yesterday expressed fear for their safety following warnings by authorities that legal action will be taken against those who lead protests in Phnom Penh. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50567129/land-dispute-leaders-fear-for-safety/

Villagers vow to ‘sacrifice lives’

Some 100 ethnic Banong villagers from Sre Hoy commune’s Chhul and Chhong Pang villages in Mondulkiri province’s Koh Nhek district protested on Tuesday after Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary officials allegedly uprooted wooden posts used to demarcate their ancestral burial sites. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-vow-sacrifice-lives

Kratie villagers given land titles

The Ministry of Land Management yesterday handed out land titles to 885 families in Sambok and Chak Krang communes in Kratie province. A ceremony was held to distribute the land titles under the ministry’s Social Land Concession and Economic Development project in the province. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50507372/kratie-villagers-given-land-titles/

Social Land Concession for poor families in Kampong Thom

The Kampong Thom provincial authority will provide about 2,000 hectares of land to about 700 poor families in Prasat Balaing district’s Daung commune in an effort to help uplift the community, according to the provincial governor. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50504865/social-land-concession-for-poor-families-in-kampong-thom/

In ‘historic lawsuit’, Oddar Meanchey villagers take sugar giant Mitr Phol to court in Thailand

Cambodian villagers have filed a class action suit in Bangkok against Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation for human rights violations after the eviction of hundreds of villagers in Cambodia’s Oddar Meanchey province, with a US rights group calling the case a “historic lawsuit”. ...

Ananth Baliga and Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/historic-lawsuit-oddar-meanchey-villagers-take-sugar-giant-mitr-phol-court-thailand

Land titles granted to nearly 800 families

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction yesterday issued land titles to nearly 800 families living on social land concessions in Kampong Thom province’s Santuk district. The ministry said the land concessions and following land titles have contributed to a reduction in poverty and ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50269438/land-titles-granted-to-nearly-800-families/

Villagers’ illegal homes removed by authorities

Authorities and soldiers on Friday removed more than 80 houses and farm huts belonging to people that were living illegally on social land concessions of more than 2,000 hectares in Banteay Meanchey province’s Thma Puok, Svay Chek and Phnom Srok districts. However, some residents claimed that ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50116035/villagers-illegal-homes-removed-by-authorities/

Duong Sruoch Group denies clearing in wildlife sanctuary

A representative with Duong Sruoch Group in Preah Vihear yesterday denied allegations that that the company had been illegally clearing forest outside the boundaries of social land concessions it had been licensed to log. Duong Sruoch Group was specifically named in a directive issued Monday by ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/duong-sruoch-group-denies-clearing-wildlife-sanctuary

Licences to log SLCs are ordered revoked

The Council of Ministers has ordered licences granted to private companies to log and collect timber from social land concessions (SLC) and state-owned land revoked, following years of allegations that some companies were exploiting the permits to carry out illegal logging. The council on Monday released ...

Phak Seangly and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/licences-log-slcs-are-ordered-revoked

Land dispute rep to appear before court

A representative of more than 100 families involved in a land dispute with a rubber company is seeking the help of a local rights group after being ordered to appear before the Oddar Meanchey Provincial Court on Friday. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-rep-appear-court

Three who sold land for veterans arrested

Authorities in Banteay Meanchey province on Sunday arrested three people accused of inciting villagers to occupy state land slated for use by retired armed forces members. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50109478/three-sold-land-veterans-arrested/

Plots given to some in land dispute with gold mining firm

Officials with the Preah Vihear Land Management Department last week measured plots of land for 16 of the 56 families who last month filed a petition seeking intervention in a land dispute with gold mining firm Delcom. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/plots-given-some-land-dispute-gold-mining-firm

Families dispute mine land in Preah Vihear

Officials from the Preah Vihear provincial Land Management Department and Rovieng district yesterday inspected a piece of land at the centre of a dispute between gold mining company Delcom and 56 families following a petition the families filed last month at the Ministry of Land ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-dispute-mine-land-preah-vihear

Villagers seek help in land dispute with mining firm

Seven villagers from Preah Vihear travelled to Phnom Penh to deliver a petition on Friday asking the government to intervene in a dispute involving gold mining company Delcom, with local authorities turning up to question the wife of one of those delivering the petition shortly ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-seek-help-land-dispute-mining-firm

Preah Vihear land dispute families block tractors

Representatives of 40 families locked in a decade-old land dispute with a Chinese sugar company in Preah Vihear province blocked tractors from clearing land that the villagers say belongs to them, while 50 families in a separate land dispute in Koh Kong took their complaints ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-land-dispute-families-block-tractors

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