Archive for January, 2017

Traditional Local Knowledge along the Mekong River

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Rob Stuart

HEG partner Carrie Oloriz spent the month of November 2017 in northern Thailand learning from local fishermen along the Mekong River and exploring the role of local knowledge in managing impacts to local livelihoods caused by hydro dams, irrigation dams and agricultural practices.

Integrated Cultural Impact Assessment Workshop with IFC

Posted on January 30th, 2017 by Rob Stuart

Carrie Oloriz and Rob Stuart facilitated a workshop on integrated cultural impact assessment (ICA) with the social performance group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington DC in January 2017. The IFC is interested in applications of the ICA model to help them identify social and cultural risks for vulnerable groups impacted by development […]