At least 32 indigenous Magar families affected by the Tanahu Hydropower Project in western Nepal have been protesting against the Project calling for ‘land for land’ and ‘house for house’ compensation; re-survey of land left out
Tamakoshi-Kathmandu Transmission Line affected communities call on the Asian Development Bank to realign the power line and relocate its sub-station
ndigenous Tamang and other locals of Shankharapur municipality in the northeast of Kathmandu affected by the Tamakoshi-Kathmandu 200/400 kV Transmission Line and its Bojheni substation today submitted a memorandum to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Nepal Resident Mission.
A complaint by Nepali civil society groups had pointed to inadequate analysis of environmental and social impacts of the Marsyangdi Corridor Transmission Line project, and a failure to consult with local communities and obtain their consent.
Aimed to provide irrigation facilities to 122,00 hectares of land in five districts in southern Nepal by diverting water from Sunkoshi river to Marin Khola, the Sunkoshi-Marin Multipurpose Diversion Project – termed as project of national pride – will also generate 28.62 MW of hydroelectricity.
Several indigenous organizations in four countries have inked a partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Major Group (IPMG) through its Right Energy Partnership initiative, launched in July 2018, to promote a human rights-based approach to renewable energy development in their indigenous territories.
Seven hydropower projects along the Likhu River in eastern Nepal have adversely impacted Indigenous and local communities who live in and near the project sites but have received little attention.
Indigenous Majhi and local communities affected by Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project submit 13-point demands to the local authorities
Indigenous Majhi and other communities affected by the Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose project in Ramechhap district in eastern Nepal have submitted a 13-point memorandum to the local authorities on Sunday expressing their discontent with the project.