Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)

Mandate

The IRM’s mandate is to provide people adversely affected by a project financed
by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with an independent mechanism through which they can request the AfDB to comply with its own policies and procedures. The IRM intervenes
when people or communities affected submit a complaint. In this way, the IRM can
be considered as a recourse instrument for project affected people who have
previously been unable to resolve their problems with the AfDB’s Management. Read more


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