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Connecting People, Changing Development

The government of India plans to build more than 100 dams in Arunachal Pradesh, of which 17 alone are proposed in Dibang river basin. Since 2007, the community of 12000 people from the Idu Mishmi tribe has been resisting the execution of these projects in their land. 

Image Credit: Raju Mimi

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Development Banks and Human Rights Defenders

Protecting human rights defenders in development


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Assessing and managing human rights risks and impacts


BRICS New Development Bank

Shaping the BRICS New Development Bank to be transparent and rights-respecting

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National Advocacy

Changing how development decisions are made


Early Warning System

Monitoring the Impacts of Development Projects

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