- land access
- stakeholder engagement
- social assessment
Provision of tailored training courses to practitioners, companies and institutions on the effective management of social impacts and risks, including land access and resettlement, based on international standards, good practice and our extensive experience of projects worldwide
Upcoming training courses:
- 7 to 18 August 2017, Maputo, Mozambique, World Bank/University of Groningen Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability. This course will be delivered in English. Registrations closed.
- 6 to 17 November 2017, Groningen, the Netherlands, Winter School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability, in association with the World Bank, University of Groningen, Community Insights Group and Frederic Giovannetti. Deadline for application: 30 July 2017.
Keep an eye out for the details on more Intersocial training courses in 2017. Alternatively, send an email to training at intersocialconsulting.com if you would like to receive notifications on future training courses.
Training courses aim to provide participants with the practical tools to plan for and implement social risk and resettlement strategies on projects, based on international good practice.
Intersocial offers 1-day, 2-day, 3-day and 5-day training courses in different formats:
- The training courses organised by Intersocial independently offer an up-to-date, comprehensive and practical training and aim to bring together practitioners from the private sector, government, civil society and researchers to promote understanding about, develop skills and share experiences in planning and implementing social impacts and risks, including land access and resettlement, on public and private investment projects.
- Training courses can be tailored as required to specific clients’ needs.
- Training on social risks, land access and resettlement provided in association with other organisations and land access and resettlement training modules presented as part of courses on a wider topic.
Sessions use an interactive approach offering practical and innovative methodologies and tools to manage social impacts, social risks, land access and resettlement on projects. The training courses include discussions on practical case studies from the participants and Intersocial's experience in planning and reviewing social impact, social risk and resettlement management strategies.
- Identifying, Understanding and Defining Social Impacts and Risks
- Successfully Managing Social Impacts and Risks on Projects
- Tools for Social Performance Management
- Understanding and Managing Land Access and Resettlement Impacts
- Understanding and Addressing Key Implementation Challenges
The up-to-date, practical and interactive course in effectively planning and implementing successful land access and displacement processes is invaluable in:
- Making relevant personnel aware of social impacts, risks and opportunities and the business case for effective management of land access and resettlement
- Training key staff in how to successfully identify and address social issues and implement projects, based on a practical ‘road map’, lessons learnt on the ground informed by extensive experience of what works and what doesn’t.
Courses are presented by Intersocial Directors and senior staff in interactive sessions with relevant visual aids, discussion of case studies and accompanied by a copy of the Intersocial book "Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice".
Intersocial Consulting is one of the leading firms worldwide in advising companies and institutions on land management and land access and displacement issues. Intersocial has planned, implemented and reviewed over 50 land access and resettlement projects in 30+ countries internationally, and conducted benchmarking exercises on a further 60 projects. We have provided a range of training and capacity building initiatives to clients, institutions, and on a regional basis.
The courses have been developed with a modular approach, to aid tailoring to client’s specific requirements in terms of content and time.
Key elements to be captured in every module include the following:
- Key elements, issues and questions
- Key challenges, risks and opportunities
- Regulatory requirements (if country specific)
- Best practice standard and guidance
- Key objectives and principles
- Case studies
- Lessons learnt (good and bad)
- Key steps to take, tools, and things to bear in mind
The Modules available are as follows:
- Module A – The Business Case for Doing Social Right
- Module B – Good Practice and Institutional and Legal Frameworks
- Module C – Project Planning and Implementation
- Module D – Stakeholder Engagement
- Module E – Baseline Data Collection and Analysis
- Module F – Assessing Project Impact and Risks, and Minimising Displacement
- Module G – Compensation Frameworks
- Module H – Physical Resettlement Planning and Implementation
- Module I – Livelihood Restoration Planning and Implementation
- Module J – Vulnerable Persons
- Module K – The Negotiation Process
- Module L – Compensation and Resettlement Sign-Off
- Module M – Community Investment and Development
- Module N – Cultural Heritage
- Module O – Monitoring and Evaluation
- Module P – Land Management
- Module Q - Social Information Management: Databases and Information Management Systems
- ‘Specialist’ Topics
- Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM)
- Human Rights
- Indigenous Peoples
- Influx and Speculation
Intersocial can also develop specific additional modules on request.
Past Intersocial Training Courses:
- July 2017, Groningen, Netherlands -Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
- June 2017, Almaty, Kazakhstan - Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
- May 2017, Tbilisi, Georgia - Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
- May 2017, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Intersocial 3-day training course in French on Managing Social Impacts, Social Risks and Resettlement for 36 participants working on projects in West Africa
- March 2017, Naivasha, Kenya - Training on new World Bank Environmental and Social Standards with focus on land acquisition, resettlement and stakeholder engagement for staff from the Kenyan Ministry of Energy
- March 2017, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Social Risk and Resettlement Management Training Course for 65 staff from World Bank projects in Tanzania, Rwanda and Malawi (3-day course)
- February 2017, Asian Development Bank and IAIA, Manila, Philippines - Advanced Post-Symposium Training Course on Resettlement and Livelihoods (2-day course)
- February 2017, Naivasha, Kenya - Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability with staff from Kenya Electricity Transmision Company (KETRACO)
- January 2017, European Investment Bank, Luxemburg - Training course on Resettlement for EIB staff, in association with Community Insights Group (1-day course)
- December 2016, Nairobi, Kenya - Training Course on Social Risk and Resettlement Management, in association with AECOM (2-day course)
- July and November 2016, Groningen, Netherlands - part of University of Groningen Summer and Winter School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
- July 2016, Maputo, Mozambique - part of University of Groningen Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
- December 2015 & June 2016, Luxemburg - Training course on Resettlement for EIB staff, in association with Community Insights Group (1-day course)
- December 2015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Training Course on Land Access and Resettlement (2-day course)
- July and November 2015, Groningen, Netherlands - part of University of Groningen Summer and Winter School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Sustainability
- April 2015, Florence, Italy - Training Course on Land Access and Resettlement, in association with IAIA ahead of IAIA15 Annual Conference (2-day course)
- February 2015, Cape Town, South Africa – Training Course on Land Access and Resettlement ahead of Mining Indaba (2-day course)
- October 2014, Skukuza, South Africa – Training Course on Land Access and Resettlement, in association with IAIA and IM4DC at the Special Symposium on Resettlement & Livelihoods (2-day course)
- Shell - Land Access and Resettlement Training Workshop for Global Resettlement Managers
- Rio Tinto Alcan – Workshop on Land Access and Resettlement Challenges and Approaches
- Newmont – Workshop on Land Access and Resettlement, Denver
- EBRD – Western Balkans
- World Bank - Kosovo
- AngloGold Ashanti - Ghana
- Social License to Operate Seminar in Turkey
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