Environmental & Social Assessment and Management
Since its inception, dRi has engaged itself with land acquisition, resettlement and livelihood restoration process of development projects. dRi, as a farm provides wide array of services in resettlement process which includes: conducting census, socio-economic survey, and inventory of losses, consultation meetings, Participatory Rapid Assessment, sketch mapping, household numbering, video filming, data entry, land acquisition plan, developing Social Impact Assessment (SIA), preparation and implementation of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) of World bank, ADB and Government funded projects
Presently, dRi is supporting PGCB and BREB in RAP preparation and implementation for both sub-stations and transmission line under the ‘Enhancement of Capacity of Grid-Substation and Transmission Line Project (ECGSTLP)’ project being implemented by PGCB. dRi also completed an assignment with Environmental Resources Management (ERM) for PGCB under the project titled “Conducting Census and Socio-economic Survey of Project Affected Persons (PAPs) for Improvement of Power Transmission Project in Western Zone of Bangladesh”.dRi’s recent works in this sector are project titled “Social Impact Assessment (SIA):
Jashore-Jhenaidah Road Corridor” for Roads and Highway Division, Bangladesh and “Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Stack Holder Assessment (SHA) report for expansion of Kawranbazar Software Technology Park” for Bangladesh Hitech Park Authority.