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LAND AND MINING CONCESSIONS IN CAMBODIA

 

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According to the human rights organisation LICADHO, economic land concessions (ELCs) covered 2,289,490 ha by June 2013 – equivalent to 63% of Cambodia’s arable land. In addition, 2,027,979 hectares of mining concessions have been recorded. Thus, according to LICADHO, both types of concessions together cover 4,317,469 hectares or 24% percent of Cambodia’s surface area. Due to the extended lease times of 70–99 years, this land will not be available for rural communities for farming and cultivation to support food security in the foreseeable future. Map courtesy of LICADHO.