Gabon - Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification en faveur des populations sensibles potentiellement affectees par le projet (法语)
The main objective of the Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project of Gabon is to set a framework for ensuring that human dignity, human rights, culture and economy of communities shall be taken into account in the project implementation and... æ´å¤æ¾ç¤º
The main objective of the Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project of Gabon is to set a framework for ensuring that human dignity, human rights, culture and economy of communities shall be taken into account in the project implementation and communities will benefit from project activities. This report also provides a framework for explaining the way to achieve these goals and measures to: i)prevent negative impacts on indigenous people or, if this is not possible; ii)minimize, mitigate, or compensate for adverse impacts. Potential negative impacts could include, for instance: 1)the restriction of available natural resources; 2)the regulation of activities conducted by local communities including hunting, fishing, gathering, agriculture, raising livestock, sale firewood etc.; 3)the risk of restriction of access of communities settled in villages adjacent to project areas; 4)the risk of conflicts between the different actors due to limited funding available under the project for income generating activities; 5)the non-registration of newly-born children; 6)the parental illiteracy. Mitigation measures include: a)establishing flexible and accommodating criteria for taking into account the requirements of local communities; b)encouraging establishment of community organizations; c)educating and informing parents about the advantages of having a birth certificate; d)facilitating access to registration; e)subsidizing the issuance of national identity cards; f)facilitating access to literacy centers; g)Establishing a manual for the implementation of income generating activities in a participatory manner to ensure that funds are allocated based on criteria established with the communities to avoid potential conflicts at the local level.