September 15, 2018 Feature

Section Leader Helps Draft Environment and Natural Resources Code for Cambodia

By Peter Buchsbaum

In 2012, the Cambodian government embarked on an ambitious effort to rebuild the entire legal framework for environment and natural resources regulation nationwide. It retained the Vishnu Law Group, a local public interest law firm, to assist in this effort. The new code was to cover not only such issues as air and water pollution but also infrastructure development, such as roads, and land use planning.

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