The stimulants and obstacles with regard to social resources for M’nong people in resettlement area and affected area by Buon Tua Srah hydroelectric power plant, Lak district, Dak Lak province


Key words
social resources
Lak district
Buon Tua Srah Hydroelectric power Plant


While human resources are considered as key factors, social resources are breakthroughs for sustainable poverty reduction and famine elimination. For the M'nong in the area of Buon Tua Srah hydropower plant, Lak district, the establishment of a social network is very important, from which they have the opportunities and benefits to stick together in pursuit of developing sustainable livelihoods and improving the quality of life. Although there are significant signs of the motivating factors such as the good family relationships and clans; the limitation of out-of-date traditional customs; the good relationship between the people and the government, M'nong people are facing the obstacles such as the lack of knowledge and working skills; the unclear and ineffective activities of social organizations; the low training courses, etc.

This study identifies stimulants and obstacles regarding social resources in the livelihood development for M'nong people in resettlement and affected area at Buon Tua Srah hydropower plant.


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