Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs)

29-Oct-2019

Burkina Faso - Projet d’Eau Potable et d’Assainissement en Milieu Rural (PEPA-MR) dans les Régions du Centre-Sud et du Centre-Ouest - Province du Boulkiemdé – Rapport NIES-AEPS

Le Projet d’eau potable et d’assainissement en milieu rural (PEPA MR) vise à appuyer les efforts du Gouvernement pour améliorer la qualité de la desserte en eau potable, l’accès à l’assainissement et de renforcer les capacités de gestion du secteur. Le présent projet qui s’exécutera dans différents centres dans les régions du centre-sud et du du centre ouest est financé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Plusieurs centres sont concernés. Il s’agit des centres de Gana, Rakaye, Kossilsé et Targho (province de Bazéga), Zoula, Koukouldi et Bourou (Province de Sanguié), Yalle,...
29-Oct-2019

Burkina Faso - Projet d’Eau Potable et d’Assainissement en Milieu Rural (PEPA-MR) dans les Régions du Centre-Sud et du Centre-Ouest - Province de Sanguié – Rapport NIES-AEPS

Le Projet d’eau potable et d’assainissement en milieu rural (PEPA MR) vise à appuyer les efforts du Gouvernement pour améliorer la qualité de la desserte en eau potable, l’accès à l’assainissement et de renforcer les capacités de gestion du secteur. Le présent projet qui s’exécutera dans différents centres dans les régions du centre-sud et du du centre ouest est financé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Plusieurs centres sont concernés. Il s’agit des centres de Gana, Rakaye, Kossilsé et Targho (province du Bazéga), Zoula, Koukouldi et Bourou (Province du Sanguié), Yalle,...
29-Oct-2019

Burkina Faso-Projet d’Eau Potable et d’Assainissement en Milieu Rural (PEPA-MR) dans les Régions du Centre-Sud et du Centre-Ouest - Province du Ziro- Rapport NIES-AEPS

Le Projet d’eau potable et d’assainissement en milieu rural (PEPA MR) vise à appuyer les efforts du Gouvernement pour améliorer la qualité de la desserte en eau potable, l’accès à l’assainissement et de renforcer les capacités de gestion du secteur. Le présent projet qui s’exécutera dans différents centres dans les régions du centre-sud et du du centre ouest est financé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Plusieurs centres sont concernés. Il s’agit des centres de Gana, Rakaye, Kossilsé et Targho (province de Bazéga), Zoula, Koukouldi et Bourou (Province de Sanguié), Yalle,...
29-Oct-2019

Burkina Faso - Projet d’Eau Potable et d’Assainissement en Milieu Rural (PEPA-MR) dans les Régions du Centre-Sud et du Centre-Ouest - Centres de Tiougou et de Tuiré – Rapport NIES-AEPS

Cette étude a pour objectif général d’analyser la situation socioéconomique, naturel et les impacts environnementaux sociaux et des activités envisagées dans le cadre du projet d’eau potable et d’assainissement en milieu rural (PEPA MR), dans la région du centre-sud et du Centre-ouest. Il s’agit notamment des localités de Gana, Rakaye, Kossilci et Targho (province de Bazéga), Zoula, Koukouldi et Bourou (Province de Sanguié), Yalle, Kelindou, Nebielianiayou, Bon, Tuai (Province de Sissili), Tuiré (Province du Ganzourgou), Mao Nassira (Province du Ziro), Tiougou (Province de Zoundwéogo) et...
29-Oct-2019

Burkina Faso - Projet d’Eau Potable et d’Assainissement en Milieu Rural (PEPA-MR) dans les Régions du Centre-Sud et du Centre-Ouest - Province de la Sissili – Rapport EIES-AEPS

Cette étude a pour objectif général d’analyser la situation socioéconomique, naturel et les impacts environnementaux sociaux et des activités envisagées dans le cadre du projet d’eau potable et d’assainissement en milieu rural (PEPA MR), dans la région du centre-sud et du Centre-ouest. Il s’agit notamment des localités de Gana, Rakaye, Kossilci et Targho (province de Bazéga), Zoula, Koukouldi et Bourou (Province de Sanguié), Yalle, Kelindou, Nebielianiayou, Bon, Tuai (Province de Sissili), Tuiré (Province du Ganzourgou), Mao Nassira (Province du Ziro), Tiougou (Province de Zoundwéogo) et...
22-Oct-2019

Zimbabwe - Olivine Industries Limited - P-ZW-AAG-005 - ESIA Summary

Olivine Industries (Private) Limited is one of the largest consumer goods manufacturing companies in Zimbabwe with its main products being cooking oil, margarine and soaps. The company was established in 1931 and was incorporated in the Wilmar Group in 2017. Olivine Industries is situated 4 km from Harare City Centre. The proposed project is located at Olivine Factory, corner Hall and Birmingham Road, Southerton, opposite BOC Gases in Harare. The site occupies land that measures a total of 4.5 hectares. The site is generally flat at an elevation of 1 473 m. The baseline status of the proposed...
26-Sep-2019

Kenya - Sosian Geothermal Power Plants LTD- Menengai Geothermal Power Development: 1X 35MW Project in Nakuru County, Kenya - ESIA Summary

Sosian Geothermal Power Plants Ltd (here after referred to as Sosian) was awarded a tender by Geothermal Development Corporation (GDC) through competitive bidding to install and operate 1x35MW Geothermal Modular Power Plant in Menengai Geothermal Field in Nakuru County for 25 years on a Build - Own - Operate (BOO) basis. The purpose of the Power Plant Project is to increase the power generation capacity of Kenya to enhance socio- economic development and diversify sources of power supply by developing the country’s huge geothermal potential.
20-Sep-2019

Seychelles - The Seychelles Cable System Project - ESIA Summary

This document is an executive summary of the Environmental and Social  Impact Assessment Study (ESIAS) for Submarine Cable System Ltd for PEACE fiber optic cable landing in Mahé, Seychelles.
16-Sep-2019

Madagascar - Sahofika Hydro-Power Project – ESIA Summary

On 17 June 2016, the Ministry for Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons declared the consortium consisting of Eiffage, Eranove, Themis and HIER to be the awardees to develop the Sahofika Hydropower Development Project (the “Project”). This consortium will be responsible for designing, financing, constructing, operating and maintaining the Project under a concession agreement, by means of a Madagascar company named Nouvelle Energie Hydroélectrique de l'Onive (Onive New Hydropower Energy) ("NEHO"). This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) prepared in order...
13-Aug-2019

DRC - The Congo river road-rail connecting bridge construction project - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) - Summary

The absence of a permanent crossing between the two banks of the Congo River constitutes a major handicap to the implementation of economic development, regional and continental integration policies. Thus, the Kinshasa-Brazzaville road-rail bridge (RRB) construction project aims to speed up trade between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo and to: (i) ensure continuity and free flow of traffic along the Tripoli-Windhoek corridor and its road networks, adopted as part of NEPAD's Short-Term Action Plan, whose backbone will connect the capital cities of N'Djamena,...
13-Aug-2019

RDC - Projet de construction des routes de raccordement au pont route-rail sur le fleuve Congo – Résumé EIES

L’absence d’un ouvrage de franchissement permanent entre les deux rives du fleuve Congo constitue un handicap majeur à la mise en œuvre des politiques de développement économique et d’intégration régionale et continentale. Ainsi, le projet de construction du Pont Route – Rail (PRR) entre les villes de Kinshasa et de Brazzaville vise à accélérer les échanges commerciaux entre les deux pays et à : (i) assurer la continuité et la fluidité du transport le long du corridor Tripoli – Windhoek et ses ramifications routières, adopté dans le cadre du Plan d’action à court terme du NEPAD,...
05-Aug-2019

Angola - 400 kV Transmission Line Belém do Huambo Substation to Lubango Substation – Executive Summaries ESIA & RAP

Angola is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources, particularly as it relates to the energy sector and power sub-sector. The power system was developed over time with the main source being hydropower and this will continue to be the main source of electrical energy in the future supplemented with gas, wind and solar. At present the major generations totalize 4,3 GW, being 55% generated by hydropower plants. One of the goals of the Angola’s National Development Plan is to increase the access to electricity from 36% in 2017 to 50% in 2022. On the other hand, the National...
01-Aug-2019

Burkina-Faso - Solar Plan: Yeleen Project - ESIA Summary

Power production in Burkina Faso is mainly based on thermal power plants, with particularly high costs. There are interconnections with neighbouring countries, but imports are limited. Given the situation, Burkina Faso has decided to develop power production through solar power plant projects. One of the scheduled development programmes for solar energy is the Solar Plan supported by the French Development Agency (AFD) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), which assist the National Electricity Corporation (SONABEL) in its efforts to develop the Yeleen project (“The Project”). The...
26-Jul-2019

Tanzania - Msalato International Airport Development Project – ESIA Summary

Tanzania is officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania. It is located in East Africa bordering Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east. The most prominent physical features are Mt. Kilimanjaro at the border with Kenya, Mt. Meru located not far away from Mt. Kilimanjaro, Lake Victoria in the north and the Usambara Mountains. Tanzania remains a rural based country with nearly 70% of its population living in the rural areas. This rural population...
26-Jul-2019

Burundi - Bujumbura Port and Lake Tanganyika Transport Corridor Development Project - ESIA Summary

Bujumbura Port is the largest port in Burundi and on Lake Tanganyika (followed by the ports of Matulungu in Zambia, Kalémie in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kigoma in Tanzania). The port was built in the 1950s and although its facilities and equipment are old, they are considered to be in a relatively good state of repair. In 2010, the port’s facilities and equipment handled some 170 000 tonnes of goods, 100 000 of them by lake and 70 000 by land. The different crises suffered by the region resulted in the lack of investment in and poor maintenance of transport infrastructure...
04-Jul-2019

Chad - Djermaya Solar Power Plant Project (32 MWc) - LRP Summary

The Djermaya Solar Power Plant Project consists of the construction of a photovoltaic park which can generate 32 MWp at peak capacity and connection networks to the existing SNE line. The project has a two-fold objective: (i) sustainably boost the country’s environmentally friendly electricity generation capacity; and (ii) upgrade the electricity transmission system by renovating the line from Djermaya to N’Djamena (replacement of cables and the receiving transformer). The project will be the first ever by an independent power producer and will become the basis for the economic and social...
04-Jul-2019

Chad - Djermaya Solar Power Plant Project (32 MWc) – Summary ESIA

Chad is experiencing electricity supply and access difficulties, which hamper the country's development. At the national level, 96.5% of the energy consumed is produced from wood fuels with serious consequences on the environment, particularly on the country’s forest resources and air quality. Moreover, Chad is endowed with huge natural resources, including a large pool of solar energy, which makes it possible to develop sustainable power generation systems, reduce deforestation, and thus improve the country's energy performance
25-Jun-2019

Côte d'Ivoire - Projet de construction et d’exploitation d’un centre d’enfouissement technique à Kossihouen pour l’élimination des déchets solides ménagers et assimilés du District Autonome d’Abidjan - Résumé EIES

La gestion des déchets est un grave problème de santé et d’assainissement en Côte d’Ivoire et principalement dans le district d’Abidjan, en raison de l’augmentation rapide de sa population, passant de 125 000 habitants en 1955 à environ 4.395.000 d’habitants, selon le dernier recensement.la croissance est d’environ 4% par an, ce qui impose des contraintes supplémentaires aux services, notamment les services de salubrité. Environ 75% seulement des déchets sont collectés à Abidjan et...
25-Jun-2019

Côte d'Ivoire - Project for the construction and operation of a technical landfill centre in Kossihouen for the disposal of household and similar solid waste in the Abidjan Autonomous District (DAA) - Esia Summary

Waste management in Côte d’Ivoire, especially in Abidjan District, is a serious health and sanitation problem because of the rapid increase in its population from 125,000 in 1955 to about 4,395,000 inhabitants according to the most recent census.  The annual population growth rate is about 4%, which puts additional pressure on services, in particular, sanitation services. Only about   75% of waste is collected in Abidjan and disposed of in a landfill site. The remaining 25% remains uncollected, which creates unsanitary conditions in the city of Abidjan. In 2007, the...
21-May-2019

Liberia - Renewable Energy for Electrification in Eastern Liberia – ESIA Summary

With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Rural and Renewable Energy Agency (RREA) is proposing to develop a hydropower project at Gbedin Falls on the Saint John River in Nimba County, Liberia. The project is referred to as Gbedin Mini Hydropower project and is intended to provide reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity supply to rural and urban communities connected to the cross‐border network between Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) has been prepared in compliance with Liberian ESIA procedures and in accordance with...