More than 1 million hectares of forest terrain and land leased by private companies has been put under government control since Prime Minister Hun Sen initiated a moratorium on new economic land concessions (ELCs) in May 2012, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has claimed.
Land titling is a form of privatization in that public assets are transferred to private families and individuals.
Land Titling: A Mode of Privatization with the Potential to Deepen Democracy.
Bernadette Atuahene, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Saint Louis University Law Journal (2006)