TILENGA PROJECT SOCIAL COMMITMENT
The planning phase for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP1) was initiated in March 2017, in order to prepare for the land acquisition and resettlement of the proposed Industrial Area and Access Road N1 in Kasenyi Village, Buliisa District. The surveys we conducted between April and June 2017. The Cut-Off date was declared on May 16th 2017. Stakeholder engagements with the local government and affected communities were carried out throughout the entire planning phase, including the following key milestones:
- 11th April 2017: Setting-up of the District Resettlement Coordination Committee (DIRCO)
- July 2017: Draft Strip Map disclosure
- 4th August 2017: Local elections for PAPs to nominate and elect their representatives on the local Resettlement Planning Committee (RPC).
- August 2017: Several meetings held with the DIRCO and RPC to discuss and refine the RAP1 compensation entitlements, resettlement options and livelihood restoration options.