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Myanma Awba Group Company Ltd.-01/Myanmar

Issues

Community health and safety

Description: Complaint raises concerns related to public health and safety including incidents of or an increase in accidents, release of hazardous materials, and spread of diseases. Concerns related to retaliation and/or violence are not included.

Complaints with this Issue: 260

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Consultation and disclosure

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding inadequate or absent consultation about or disclosure of project information, including project impacts and/or mitigation plans.

Complaints with this Issue: 385

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Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 387

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Environmental

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding environmental impacts that do not refer specifically to water, pollution, or biodiversity.

Complaints with this Issue: 272

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Human rights

Description: Complaint frames concerns using the language of human rights violations.

Complaints with this Issue: 57

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Labor

Description: Complaint raises concerns about violations of appropriate labor standards related to the project, including issues regarding compensation, workplace conditions, retaliation, and child or forced labor.

Complaints with this Issue: 76

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Sectors

Agribusiness

Description: Project relates to the agricultural industry, including smallholder operations. Examples may include support for production, distribution, capacity building, and access to credit.

Complaints in this Sector: 58

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Project

Name: Myanma Awaba Group Company Ltd.

Investments: IFC 35880

Client: Myanma Awaba Group Co. Ltd.

Support: Loans

Country: Myanmar

Complaint

IAM: Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO)

ID: 1267

Date Filed: Oct. 4, 2017

Status: Active

Description

The complaint was submitted to CAO by a local individual on behalf of himself and a local protesting group living in the vicinity of Awbas new agro-chemical plant. The complaint raises concerns about the impact of the project on local water sources, including creeks and artisanal wells, lack of consultation with local communities prior to and during the construction of the factory, and lack of information disclosure regarding the project. Additionally, the complaint questions the project permitting process and compliance with IFC policies and standards. The complaint also raises concerns regarding health impacts on local community members who worked in the existing Government pesticide factory adjacent to the companys newly constructed plant.

Complaint Stages

Filing

Oct. 4, 2017

Filing

Status:

Start Date: Oct. 4, 2017

Registration

Not Undertaken

Registration

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Eligibility

Oct. 4, 2017 -

Nov. 30, 2017

Eligibility

Status: Completed

Start Date: Oct. 4, 2017

End Date: Nov. 30, 2017

Dispute Resolution

June 1, 2018

Dispute Resolution

Status: In Progress

Start Date: June 1, 2018

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Closed

Not Closed

Timeline