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Trade and Transport Studies RETF Project

Issues

Biodiversity

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on plant or animal species in the natural environment.

Complaints with this Issue: 110

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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: 429

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Cultural heritage

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on any type of tangible or intangible cultural heritage, including significant sites, unique environmental features, cultural knowledge, and traditional lifestyles.

Complaints with this Issue: 93

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Displacement (physical and/or economic)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about physical relocation, loss of shelter, and/or loss of assets that relate to income or livelihood.

Complaints with this Issue: 359

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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: 302

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Indigenous peoples

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on indigenous or traditional communities.

Complaints with this Issue: 78

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Livelihoods

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on the means by which people make a living, including wage-based income, trade and bartering, agriculture, fishing, foraging, and other natural-resource based means.

Complaints with this Issue: 264

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Sectors

Other

Description: Project relates to an industry that does not fit in one of the other sectors. Projects about which there is no publicly available information regarding the industry are also included.

Complaints in this Sector: 385

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Project

Name: Trade and Transport Studies RETF Project

Investments: WB P148881

Client: Government of Bangladesh, Ministry of Shipping

Support:

Country: Bangladesh

Complaint

IAM: Inspection Panel (Panel)

ID: 111

Date Filed: Aug. 31, 2016

Date Closed: Oct. 18, 2016

Status: Closed Without Outputs

Description

On August 31, 2016, the Panel received a Request for Inspection about the Trade and Transport Studies RETF Project in Bangladesh, funded under the Partnership for South Asia Regional Integration Programmatic Trust Fund. The project funded several studies, including a feasibility study of route options to connect Thegamukh and Chittagong Port, to be followed by detailed designs of the selected option. The project also included environmental and social safeguards studies related to the studies to connect Thegamukh and Chittagong Port. The Request alleged the absence of meaningful engagement with indigenous peoples and raised concern over land issues, forests, the environment and cultural sites. The Request also referred to impacts on traders and demographic changes.

Complaint Stages

Filing

Aug. 31, 2016

Filing

Status:

Start Date: Aug. 31, 2016

Registration

Aug. 31, 2016 -

Oct. 18, 2016

Registration

Status: Closed With Output

Explanation: Outside of mandate, No DFI Involvement

Eligibility

Not Undertaken

Eligibility

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage, Complaint was originally found ineligible or not registered

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage, Complaint was originally found ineligible or not registered

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage, Complaint was originally found ineligible or not registered

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage, Complaint was originally found ineligible or not registered

Closed

Oct. 18, 2016

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