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Training in Resettlement as part of Impact Assessment (14-15 May 2018 in Durban, South Africa) - deadline to register

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Training in Resettlement as part of Impact Assessment (14-15 May 2018 in Durban, South Africa) - deadline to register

Time: April 20, 2018 all day
Location: Durban, South Africa
Website or Map: https://www.intersocialconsul…
Event Type: training
Organized By: Ellen De Keyser
Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2018

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Event Description

Training in Resettlement as Part of Impact Assessment in Durban, South Africa on 14 and 15 May 2018

Register and pay by 20 April 2018


The purpose of this 2-day course is to build the capacity of participants to integrate resettlement with impact assessment to improve the assessment, planning and management of social and resettlement impacts and risks on projects.

The course will contain modules on

  • Scoping & risk assessment
  • Resettlement planning
  • Baseline data
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Valuation and compensation
  • Resettlement house design and resettlement site selection
  • Livelihood restoration
  • Monitoring and evaluation.

The course content is aligned with the new World Bank Environmental and Social Standards, IFC Performance Standards, and African Development Bank Integrated Safeguard System.


Through interactive discussions and the sharing of experiences with the group, the participants will develop a deeper understanding of how to integrate resettlement in the impact assessment, management, and monitoring process to improved outcomes and social and environmental justice for impacted communities.

The course will feature case studies from Intersocial’s practical experience on a range of complex resettlement projects including road and rail transport, urban resettlement, renewable energy, mining, and oil and gas across Africa and internationally. Participants will be introduced to the latest tools for integrating ESIA and resettlement including Intersocial’s Social Framework for Projects and Intersocial’s benchmarking of 41 projects in 19 countries (ICMM, 2016).


Training will be conducted in English by Eddie Smyth and Ellen De Keyser, directors of Intersocial Consulting.

Intersocial is a leading international social consultancy firm advising on matters of land access and resettlement, livelihoods, social assessment, stakeholder engagement and corporate social responsibility

Registration and Payment

IAIA, the International Association for Impact Assessment, organizes this training prior to its Annual Conference in Durban, South Africa.

The training is also open to participants not attending the conference and costs US$ 475 with an additional $75 admin fee if you do not attend the conference.

Register and pay here prior to 20 April 2018. Select "IAIA18 Course 09: Resettlement as Part of IA" on the second page of the web shop.

More information on the training and conference can be found here.

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