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[PDF] "Guidelines on Business, Land Acquisition, and Land Use: A Human Rights Approach"
- Author and date: Institute for Human Rights and Business, Nov 2011.  Consultation draft open for comment until 29 Feb 2012

[PDF] "Preventing conflicts over land: Exploring the role of business & the value of human rights approaches"
- Author and date: Institute for Human Rights & Business, 2009

[DOC] "Forced Evictions" (training document)
- Author: Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions

"Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-Based Evictions and Displacement"
- Author and date: Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, 2007

Intl. Finance Corporation:
- [PDF] Performance Standard 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement
- [PDF] Guidance Note 5: Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement
- [PDF] Handbook on Preparing a Resettlement Action Plan

- "IAP [Intl. Accountability Project] submits comments to IFC on development-induced displacement", Jan 2010



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