Development in Reverse – Episode 3: the Nepal Marsygandi Corridor

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is funding the expansion of parts of the Nepal power system. The Marsygandi Corridor, passing over homes, lands forests and community spaces in the Lamjung district, Western Nepal, raises particular concerns about the impact on the local Gurung Indigenous Peoples.

Our new infographic explains more.

 

For further details on the project and the struggle led by the local community, check out the work by our colleagues at Accountability Counsel :

https://www.accountabilitycounsel.org/client-case/nepal-220-kv-marsyangdi-corridor-transmission-line/#overview

 

>> Check out the other “Development in Reverse” episodes:

Episode 1: Ombudsman bashes EIB for mishandling a mining fiasco

Episode 2:  The Mombasa Road

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