Book Trailer: Social Safeguards

Author: Rodolfo Tello
Book: Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development

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Large-scale development projects oftentimes end up creating negative impacts that affect vulnerable populations with particular intensity. Projects likely to displace families from their homes, degrade the living conditions of indigenous peoples or intensify social conflicts at local levels are not uncommon. Social safeguards are intended to prevent these and other unintended impacts, and when the impacts cannot be averted, to develop appropriate measures to mitigate them. However, the practical…more

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