International Training Workshop on Management of Land Acquisition, Resettlement, and Rehabilitation (MLARR)
April 16 - April 28
China has vast experiences both with development-induced-displacement and policy development in Management of Land Acquisition, Resettlement, and Rehabilitation (MLARR). With the largest number of dams, transportation, mining and fast paced urban development projects; the numbers of people affected by the infrastructure projects are very high in China.
The NRCR International Program on MLARR is launched with the objective of providing the social specialists/resettlement professionals with a platform for elaborate discussion of the existing challenges and to equip them with a comprehensive understanding of the good practices in resettlement management and development. The Course will aim at disseminating information on best practices in various aspects of land acquisition and resettlement in a variety of development projects such as hydropower, irrigation, road, highway, railway, mining, energy, urban and rural development, etc.
This training program will focus the international standards and good practices, as well as on lessons learned from case studies in China and globally. It includes a 5-day field trip to the Three Gorges Dam and the Gezhouba Dam Projects. The field visits include presentations by the project staff, discussions, and field trips to resettlement sites. The training program is targeted to an international audience – people who are involved in project planning and implementation, project managers, practitioners and people involved in project administration from public and private institutions or international financial institutions. The course is delivered by some of the world’s leading social assessment and resettlement practitioners.
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