This document constitutes the Livelihood Restoration Plan (LRP) for the Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Program (AHUAP) – GYL1031 in Sophia. It describes the results of an intensive livelihood restoration planning exercise undertaken by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) as part of the Government of Guyana’s (GoG) commitments under Section 6 (b) (i) of the Project’s Amendatory Agreement between the GoG and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
This document contains a record of the mitigation measures, procedures, and actions being taken to restore the livelihoods of people and or households economically displaced (including their assets and or income affected) by project works, in accordance with Guyana’s Laws and the IDB’s Operational Policy OP-703 on Environmental and Safeguards Compliance and OP-710 on Involuntary Resettlement, and the Project’s Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF). This LRP has also been informed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Handbook for Preparing a Resettlement Action Plan (2005), and the IDB Series – Social Impact Assessment: Integrating Social Issues in Development Projects (IDB-MG-613).
The data presented in this Livelihood Restoration Plan are current throughout March 2019 and reflect Project-Affected Persons and the Project range at that date.
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