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Self-identification of indigenous community

The spatial data illustrate the information of indigenous communities which have themselves recognized as the indigenous communities by the Ministry of Rural Development. In needs, it shows the information of the location of the community in village level, date of registration processes. Self-identification is one of the three processes toward indigenous communal land registration.

Data Resources (7)

  • Shapefile
  • KML
  • GeoJSON
  • Shapefile
  • KML
  • GeoJSON

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Communal land
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
  • SDG1 No Poverty
  • SDG15 Life on Land
  • English
  • Khmer
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Dataset reference date October 3, 2018
  • Cambodia
West bounding coordinates 106.84000035848292
East bounding coordinates 107.4545000769029
South bounding coordinates 13.310373853700602
North bounding coordinates 14.08366609422535
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 / UTM zone 48N (EPSG:32648)
Positional Accuracy The points are only for the represented location in village level.
Logical Consistency There is no information about logical consistency.
Completeness The raw data was contributed by the NGO network to ODC, and there is no information about the completeness.
Process Step The documents on self-identification of the indigenous community were scanned and digitalized to a spreadsheet. Then ODC team spatially join the spreadsheet to the village dataset to produce the spatial representation and create Shapefile. After that, the result was converted to various formats including, CSV, KML, GeoJSON and JPEG.
Lineage Letters on the recognition of indigenous community issued by the Ministry of Rural Development
Responsible party Ministry of Rural Development Address: Street No. 169, Russian Blvd., Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: (+855)23 884 639, Fax: (+855)23 991 117, E-mail:, Website:
Metadata creator information Metadata last updated on 2018-09-21. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia (ODC), Email:, Website:, Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
Version 1.0
  • Ratanakiri
Keywords IP,Self-identification,communal land registration
Date uploaded October 2, 2018, 02:27 (UTC)
Date modified July 14, 2020, 09:47 (UTC)