Merchants relocation in the Project Cuesta Las Chilcas, Valparaiso (Chile)
Description of social and environmental performance.
The Environmental Impact Assessment performed for the 4.66 km of Route 5 North (Pan-American Highway) road improvement project found that, in the area on influence of the work, twenty people lived from cheese trading, and they would be affected by the execution of the works.
To mitigate the inconvenience caused to these merchants, they were relocated during the execution of the works. The project included the building of new stalls with improved hygienic and sanitary conditions than formerly, so as this collective will be able to continue its trading activity in future.