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New Oxfam Report on Tullow Oil's FPIC implementation in Turkana, Kenya

Oxfam in Kenya has just launched a new report today: Testing Community Consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya. The study looks at implementation of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) standard for the Tullow Oil project in Turkana, Kenya. FPIC is a requirement for this project thanks to an IFC loan to Tullow’s partner Africa Oil.

The report finds that while Tullow has made some important improvements with regard to their community engagement practices, they have not yet effectively obtained FPIC in the communities where the research was conducted. It provides recommendations for companies, lenders, government, and civil society drawing from this case study. You can download the full report here and find a short blog about the report here: Listening to local communities in Kenya: 6 tips for oil companies a....

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New @Oxfam report assesses @IFC_org client implementation of #FPIC - finds shortcomings oxf.am/2hKHZ8A

#FPIC processes require special focus on #women and vulnerable groups. Read more. https://oxf.am/2hKHZ8A 


Listening to local communities in Kenya: 6 tips for oil companies and lenders goo.gl/1wK7mi


Engagement by Tullow on #FPIC in Turkana has been short term focused. Implications of multi-decade oil project not clear to communities oxf.am/2hKHZ8A


New @Oxfam report shows companies and @IFC_org can and shd do more to ensure proper #FPIC of communities oxf.am/2hKHZ8A

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