Hydropower

AIPP Submission to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for its study on “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement”

This submission is made to the EMRIP based on AIPP’s existing research on indigenous peoples’ situation in Asia as well as specific inputs on the theme of the EMRIP study by AIPP Executive Council and member organizations. Asia has the largest number of indigenous peoples around the world – about 411 million live in the …

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Letter to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi: Uphold the Special Provision Article 371C in the Constitution of India with regards to the Construction of Mapithel Dam (Thoubal Multipurpose Project) in the State of Manipur

3 March 2018 To, Shri Narendra ModiHon’ble Prime Minister of IndiaSouth Block, Secretariat BuildingRaisina HillNew Delhi – 110011India Through Her Excellency Dr. Najma HeptullahGovernor of Manipur The undersigned, hereby submit this Memorandum for your kind intervention to ensure that the State abides by the Constitution of India in implementing the developmental  project, i.e., the Mapithel …

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Hydropower Development and Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples – Case Studies from Nepal and Northeast India

AIPP, with local pNepal_cover_pageartner organizations, conducted studies on Mapithel (Thoubal Multipurpose) Dam Project in Manipur, Northeast India and Likhu-4 Hydropower Project in Nepal in 2008 and 2010 respectively in order to examine the impacts of these projects on local indigenous peoples. Reports of the two case studies describe religious and socio-cultural, economic, linguistic and ecological …

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