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SEA Junction & TIFA Foundation

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June 2018

Chased by Development

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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The model of economic growth applied in Southeast Asia has been centered on infrastructure expansion and maximization of natural resources. This in turn has implied --and condoned-- the forced displacement and resettlement of (often minority or marginalized) local people who live in valuable lands or strategic places to satisfy development plans of local governments and state agencies and/or to serve the interests of private corporations. This so-called development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) is often presented as inevitable and the loss of…

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