Awareness raising seminars organized on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project

Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities’ bodies organized a series of three awareness raising seminars on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project was organized today in Bhimad municipality and Myagde and Risingh villages from 11-13 June 2017.

The seminars were organized in coordination with Community Empowerment and Social Justice Foundation (CEmSoJ) together with Indigenous Women Legal Awareness Group (INWOLAG).

The 550 million USD energy project is co-financed by Asian Development Bank – ADB, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and The European Investment Bank (EIB). Until recently, communities had very little information about the project, its financiers or even its impacts.

Read more about communities’ concerns with the Project at the link https://cemsoj.wordpress.com/tag/tanahu-hydropower-project/

 

 

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