07 May 2015

Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement


Displacement in Istanbul: An Interview with Cihan Uzunçarşılı Baysal (Displacement Research & Action Network, Feb. & March 2015 [pt. 1] [pt. 2]

Burned Out: World Bank Projects Leave Train of Misery around Globe (Huffington Post, April 2015) [text]
- "This story is the first in a series about what can happen to people on the ground when the World Bank bankrolls big projects. ..."

"Mining-induced Displacement and Resettlement: A Critical Appraisal," Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 87 (2015) [open access]

Urban Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement: Linking Innovation and Local Benefits (World Bank, March 2015) [text]

World Bank: Address Ethiopia Findings (HRW, Feb. 2015) [text]

World Bank Acknowledges Shortcomings in Resettlement Projects, Announces Action Plan to Fix Problems (World Bank, March 2015) [text]
- This press release includes a link to the new "Action Plan for Improving the Management of Safeguards and Resettlement Practices and Outcomes." See also relate Guardian news story.

New books:

Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: Causes, Consequences, and Socio-Legal Context (ibidem Press, May 2015) [info]

Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: New Perspectives on Persisting Problems (Routledge, April 2015) [info] [preview via Google Books]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change, esp. Planned Relocation (7 May 2015)
- Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement (16 Dec. 2014)

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