- Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:00
Phnom Penh, January 26, 2015: a group of NGO consist of NGOF, DPA, LWD, World Vision Cambodia, HRTF, CMDP, UPWD and CDA holds a quarterly meeting with Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to discuss following agendas 1) to follow up/ update on the guideline/legal documents to support the Conversion from private land titles to Communal Land Titles, 2) to discuss on how to increase CLT registration for Indigenous People communities-e.g. lower down the tax fee ($39.9) per h.a for CLT registration, 3) to update/follow up on Circulation 03 cutting out land in urban areas, 4) to discuss on the Directive 01 impacts on existing Community Forestry at Odor Mean Chey province and 5) to share the finding on the research “New Actions & Existing Policies: The Implementation and Impacts of Order 01”.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 10:31
Phnom Penh, January 6, 2015: a group of NGO consist of NGOF, WWF, CEPA, FACT, ERI and Samreth Law firm holds a meeting with 3rd commission of the National Assembly to discuss some emerging issues especially issue related to hydropower dam. Leading by H. E Pol Ham, chair of 3rd commission from the national assembly and Mr Tek Vannara, from the CSO side, the meeting focuses on project development at Donsahong in Lao DPR and Lower Sesan 2 in Stung Treng province of Cambodia. From NGO side, three recommendations suggested to the 3rd commission namely 1) to have member of National Assembly exposed to the project sites at Donsahong and at Lower Sesan 2 to have a broader knowledge of what development look like; 2) to have a formal letter written by the Cambodia national assembly to National Assembly of the Mekong countries such as China, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR and Vietnam expressing concerns of the impact from the Donsahong hydropower dam in Lao PRD and 3) to have national assembly fully assured its closely monitoring to the projects development in both Donsahong and Lower Sesan 2.
Chak Cha Indigenous People Call for Immediate Intervention from the Government over the Destruction of 150 Farm Houses
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:16
Phnom Penh, December 23, 2014: Six representatives of the Indigenous People (IP) from the Chak Cha village, Srer Chhok commune, Keo Seima district, Mondulkiri, came together for the press conference calling for immediate intervention from the Cambodian Government on the deforestation and land grabbing by the Benh Phoeuk 1 Company. This conference was facilitated by The NGO Forum on Cambodia in collaboration with ADHOC, CLEC, CIPO, DPA and UNOHCHR.