Avoiding Forced Displacement: A Community Guide to Negotiation and Advocacy

Inclusive Development International (IDI) and Equitable Cambodia

Avoiding Forced Displacement:  A Community Guide to Negotiation and Advocacy is a four-day training curriculum that helps communities to think strategically about how to negotiate with private companies and government authorities seeking to take their land. The guide can also be used to help prepare communities for mediations regarding redress of displacement impacts already suffered, including through dispute resolution processes facilitated by international accountability mechanisms. Through case studies and interactive exercises, the resource guides facilitators through 12 lessons that teach the fundamental principles of interest-based negotiation and advocacy skills to strengthen the negotiation position and capability of communities facing displacement. 

The guide is was developed for the Southeast Asian context and is available in Khmer and shortly will be availble in Vietnamese, all verions can be found here.

Read the full guide in English here.