by: World Bank
Construction of infrastructure, a pre-requisite for sustained
socioeconomic growth, often requires acquisition of land and,
therefore, physical relocation and economic displacement of people. If
such impacts, collectively characterized as involuntary resettlement,
are not identified and adequately mitigated, some already vulnerable
populations are likely to be further impoverished, thereby undermining
Involuntary Resettlement Sourcebook clarifies many policy and
technical issues that confront resettlement policymakers and
practitioners. It provides guidance on resettlement design,
implementation, and monitoring, and it discusses resettlement issues
particular to development projects in different sectors.
The Sourcebook will be useful to a wide range of stakeholders. Its
primary audience is resettlement practitioners, who have a role in the
actual design, implementation, and evaluation of resettlement programs.
The sourcebook will also be of interest to policymakers and project
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