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Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County 

Geoffrey Kerosi, conducting a training on Human Based Rights Approaches to County Planning  and Budgeting
Geoffrey Kerosi, conducting a training on Human Based Rights Approaches to County Planning and Budgeting
A participant writing notes on Human Rights Based Approaches to planning and budgeting
A participant writing notes on Human Rights Based Approaches to planning and budgeting

ANTICIPATED CHALLENGES

  • Looming evictions
  • Compulsory land acquisitions
  • Accidents during construction
  • Rapid population growth due to migration of people in search of job opportunities at the LAPSSET projects sites.
  • Wildlife-human conflicts
  • Loss of livelihoods
  • Speculation on land by economic and political elites for economic gain during compensations

WHAT CAN BE DONE? 

  • Strong political goodwill is needed
  • Increased access to information
  • Increased levels of public participation
  • Civil Society organizations and social movements should create awareness on LAPSSET project.

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