Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF)

This Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF), covering involuntary resettlement and land acquisition issues has been prepared by the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister of Economic Affairs, the institution that is assigned as implementing agency. It is one of key safeguard documents for the Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (LRCP) financed by EU IPA II funds and administered by the World Bank.

The present document takes into account the approaches and policies for land acquisition and resettlement required by the Government, World Bank, and best international practices. The document provides framework for ensuring compliance with the requirements of all parties, with the understanding that the most stringent requirements of any party would be applied.