The Project will acquire permanently 74.81 hectares (ha) of land, of which 31% is farmland, primarily for the rehabilitation of the inland creeks on Nantai Island. The Project also will require the temporary acquisition of 8.17 ha. Further, 1,148 households (or 5,045 people)
will be relocated, and about 197,230 m2 of houses will be demolished. The Project also will affect 75 enterprises and 13 shops, with a total 2,795 employees. Some 231,501 m2 of industrial and commercial space, houses, and buildings will be dismantled. The Project will relocate
10,020 m2 of public houses and/or buildings, such as a market building, clinic, school, and buildings for village administration and public use. The Project will not adversely affect any indigenous people or ethnic minorities. The preliminary cost estimate for the land acquisition
and resettlement (LAR) program is $46.36 million, with the Nantai Island Inland Creek component accounting for about 96% of the cost. The Fuzhou Municipal Land Development Center (FMLDC) will assist FUVCDC in carrying out the LAR for two inland creeks on Nantai Island. Resettlement impacts have been identified, and resettlement plans (RPs) prepared in accordance with PRC Land Administration Law and ADB's Policy on Involuntary Resettlement. The RPs provide a socioeconomic profile of affected persons (APs) and the scope of impacts, and addresses entitlements of APs to compensation, legal framework, public consultations, grievance procedures, environmental protection, rehabilitation, and budget and implementation milestones.
FMG has establish a project resettlement office to continue public information activities and respond to any questions or grievances. FMG ensured that all APs are compensated and resettled in a timely and adequate manner in accordance with the RP. FMG will prepare a resettlement completion report. FMG (as the Executing Agency) and FWECDC and FUVCDC (as the implementing agencies) will engage an
independent agency for semiannual monitoring and annual evaluation of LAR the soonest.
Due diligence report on the acquired land and resettlement for the new site for Pumpng Station No. 1 submitted. Finalized resettlement plan and due diligence for the Lianban WWTP submitted. Updated RPs for Lianban and Linpu Rivers were endorsed by Fuzhou Municipal Government and disclosed to the affected persons.