Resettlement Policy Framework(RPF)

DISCLOSURE OF RESSETTLEMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK (RPF) FOR THE IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE RESILIENCE PROJECT (IDCRP)

Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) with support from the World Bank is preparing the Irrigation Development and Climate resilience project.  The development objectives of the proposed project is to increase agricultural productivity and institutional capacity for irrigation service delivery in targeted areas of Uganda.

The Ministry has prepared the Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) for the Irrigation Development and Climate Resilient Project (IDCRP). The objective for the RPF is to set out the policies, principles, institutional arrangements, schedules and indicative budgets that will take care of anticipated impacts that will arise out of acquisition of land for project infrastructure. The RPF will also ensure that there is a systematic process that will   assure participation   of   affected persons, involvement   of   relevant institution, stakeholders, adherence to both World Bank, Ugandan procedures and requirements.