Resettlement impacts of Nam Ngum 2 hydro-power project on community culture

This report examines the resettlement of people for Nam Ngum 2, a 615-megawatt hydroelectric dam in central Lao PDR. The author identifies several human and environmental rights abuses related to housing, freedom of movement, and respect for cultural and linguistic sustainability that have arisen as a result of this project.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people policy and rights
  • Hydropower dams
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
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Author (individual) Sengkham, S.
Publication place Laos
Publication date 2007
Pagination 13
Keywords Nam Ngum 2,resettlement
Date uploaded November 19, 2017, 20:23 (UTC)
Date modified June 20, 2018, 08:54 (UTC)