Ongoing BTC construction abuses provoke fresh complaint to project backer


A landslide affected house in Dgvari, May 2004. BTC construction is likely to cause further deterioration Ongoing problems with the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline have led Georgian environmental group Association 'Green Alternative' to file an official complaint to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private lending arm. The complaint is made on …


New BTC monitoring report throws light on Georgia’s forgotten pipeline people


A new report from Georgian non-governmental organizations reveals that the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline continues to impose serious social and environmental impacts on local communities. The report from Association Green Alternative, Georgian member of CEE Bankwatch Network, and the Georgian Young Lawyers Association finds that the ongoing difficulties on the ground stem from …