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Training for Census Held in Managua 2014-9-1 14:55

The training for experts who are participating in the census of the Grand Canal area is held on August 29, 2014 in Managua, Nicaragua. The event is jointly organized and hosted by Changjiang Institute of Survey, Planning, Design and Research Co., Ltd. (CISPDR), affiliated to the Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China, and the Commission of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Development Project (the “Commission of the Grand Canal”). This training is part of the preparation for the full-scale census that covers the investigations of population, assets attached to and classifications of land. This census will provide the base for relocation, compensation and the right for land rental in relation to the Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project. 

The main contents of the training are the presentation of the research plan, the explanation of the methodology and the way of cooperation between the Nicaraguan government personnel and experts from China. More than 200 experts from the Attorney General's Office, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter), the General Direction of Incomes (DGI) and the CISPDR participate.

Laureano Ortega, Investment Promoter of PRONicaragua; Congressman Edwin Castro; Hernán Estrada, Attorney General; Martín Rivas, Director General of Incomes; Orlando Castillo, CEO of International Airports Administration Company (EAAI), members of the Commission of the Grand Canal are also present at the training, along with the Commission spokesperson Telémaco Talavera, Lieutenant Colonel Héctor Godínez and Commissioner Domingo Cedeño.

At the end of the activity, Congressman Edwin Castro gives some remarks that emphasizes the great significance of the construction of the Canal, and concludes by saying that he is sure that the experts will accomplish a great job. 

Earlier this week, some groups arrived to the West part of the country to start a small scale census in Rivas.

Training for Census Held in Managua