The Human Rights Impacts of Sand Dredging in Cambodia

  • 06/09/2016
  • Publications > Briefing Note
In the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”), approximately three quarters of the population depend on natural resources to support their livelihoods,4 relying on agriculture, forest products, and fisheries to subsist. Thus, the environment is particularly important for ensuring the fulfillment of human rights in Cambodia and as a result, any development project that may impact on the environment has the potential to seriously threaten the human rights of Cambodian citizens.