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The application of FPIC standards in Cambodia

The objective of this FPIC brief is to provide summaries of how FPIC and robust consultation procedures have been applied in practice in Cambodia across various sectors and activities. It intends to show that FPIC can be applied under various circumstances and that its application will lead to a general improvement of the communication and understanding between Government institutions, private investors and the concerned communities. The discussion note what FPIC is and describes the FPIC regulatory framework relevant to the Cambodian context. It then describe four case studies where FPIC procedures have been applied with relative success and the lessons learned from these experiences.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Khmer
  • Access to information
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people policy and rights
  • Investment
  • Land and housing rights and evictions
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

This discussion note is under the production of Mekong Region Land Governance Project (MRLG). The project aims to improve the land tenure security of smallholder farmers in the Mekong Region and has been operating in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam since April 2014.

MRLG is a project of the Government of Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), with co-financing from the Government of Germany and the Government of Luxembourg.

Version / Edition 1
License Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Mekong Region Land Governance​ (MRLG) Unit 11, House No. 262, Ban Saphanthong Kang, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR PO Box 2973, Vientiane Lao PDR 01000 Phone: +856 21 454 807 Email:

Author (individual) Florian Rock
Co-author (individual) Samia Slimane (UNOHCHR), Antoine Deligne, Sothath Ngo (MRLG) and Donal Yeang (WCS)
Publisher Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG)
Publication date 2019
Pagination 10
General note

Suggested Citation: Rock, F. (2019). The application of FPIC standards in Cambodia, Discussion Note Series #5.​ ​Vientiane: Mekong Region Land Governance.

Legacy reference document Cambodia_FPIC-Discussion-Note_Khmer_20190621_FINAL.pdf ; cambodia_fpic-discussion-note_eng_20190603_final.pdf
Keywords FPIC,ការយល់ព្រមជាមុន ដោយសេរី និងបន្ទាប់ពីទទួលបានព័ត៌មានគ្រប់ជ្រុងជ្រោយ (FPIC)
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Date modified February 17, 2024, 08:46 (UTC)