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Kenya - Electricity System Improvement Project : Resettlement Plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement Policy Framework for Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (English)

The development objective of the Electricity System Improvement Project for Kenya is to increase the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of the electricity distribution system in Kenya. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) cash compensation for affected land equivalent to replacement value, considering market values for land; (2) compensation for lost incomes during the period of transition to restore livelihood and ensure they will not be worse off as a result of the investments’ activities; (3) cash compensation equivalent to the estimated net loss to the owner; (4) land for land replacement shall be of minimum plot of acceptable size under the zoning laws or a plot of equivalent size, whichever is larger, in either the community or a nearby resettlement area with adequate physical and social infrastructure systems as well as secured tenure status; (5) relocation assistance (costs of shifting plus allowance equivalent to four months rental costs); (6) cash compensation equivalent to average of last 3 years market value for cash crops lost; and (7) ensure that the investments’ design take into consideration different use and need for water and accommodate the users accordingly.


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    Resettlement Policy Framework for Kenya Electricity Transmission Company

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Kenya - Electricity System Improvement Project : Resettlement Plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement Policy Framework for Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.