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Mozambique - Energy Development and Access Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Energy Development and Access Project (EDAP) is to expand the delivery of affordable electricity services in peri-urban and rural areas of Mozambique to enhance social and economical development. Negative impacts of the project are: people face impoverishment if their productive assets or income sources are lost; people are relocated to environments where their community institutions and social networks are weakened; kin groups are dispersed; cultural identity, traditional authority and the potential for mutual help are diminished or lost; and other losses might include small areas of land, crops, fruit trees, ornamental plants, paved areas and fences. Losses are generally expected to be mostly temporary and are most likely to be due to damage caused by construction machinery and personnel. Mitigation measures of the project are as follows: 1) when land is required, the area taken will be the smallest area possible to minimize the extent of physical and economic dislocations; 2) compensation and resettlement planning and implementation activities shall be undertaken with the participation of persons to be relocated and other project affected people. They will have to consulted throughout the process; 3) displaced persons (DPs) shall be informed about their options and rights pertaining to displacement, compensation and resettlement and about grievance mechanisms available to them; 4) lack of legal rights to land and assets occupied or used shall not preclude a DP from entitlement to compensation and resettlement measures; 5) where compensation in cash or kind is provided for loss of assets (including housing), restriction on access to assets or damage caused to assets, it shall be provided on the basis of full replacement cost and shall include necessary additional costs incurred to achieve full restoration; and 6) compensation will be paid at replacement costs without depreciation.

Details

  • Document Date

    2009/07/21

  • Document Type

    Resettlement Plan

  • Report Number

    RP839

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Mozambique,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2009/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Mozambique - Energy Development and Access Project : resettlement policy framework

  • Keywords

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Mozambique - Energy Development and Access Project : resettlement policy framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/215841468052833703/Mozambique-Energy-Development-and-Access-Project-resettlement-policy-framework