Environmental & Social Assessments

03-Oct-2019

Nigeria - Support to health systems strenghtening for malaria elimination and nutrition improvement in Ondo State - PIU - Summary ESMP

Health is a key sector considered in the Federal Government of Nigeria’s most recent Medium–Term Development Economic Policy Thrust (2017 – 2020) articulated in its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The Federal Government of Nigeria intends to invest in health and education to fill the skills gap in the economy and meet the international targets set under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the ERGP, the FGN developed the support to National Program on Malaria Elimination and Nutrition Improvement Project. The ERGP will improve the accessibility,...
03-Oct-2019

Nigeria - Support to health systems strengthening for malaria elimination and nutrition improvement in Anambra State - PIU - Summary ESMP

Health is a key sector considered in the Federal Government of Nigeria’s most recent Medium–Term Development Economic Policy Thrust (2017 – 2020) articulated in its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The Federal Government of Nigeria intends to invest in health and education to fill the skills gap in the economy and meet the international targets set under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the ERGP, the FGN developed the support to National Program on Malaria Elimination and Nutrition Improvement Project. The ERGP will improve the accessibility,...
03-Oct-2019

Nigeria - Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) In Anambra, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Gombe and Taraba States - Summary ESMF

The Federal Government of Nigeria has initiated the preparation of the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), the successor of the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP). The project is being financed by the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Agence Francaise de Developpment (AFD). The World Bank and AFD are supporting 13 states namely: Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bauchi, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau and Sokoto while AfDB will support 6 States including Benue, Borno, Anambra, Cross River, Gombe and Taraba.
02-Oct-2019

DRC - Integrated Rural Economic Development Support Project (PROADER) - Summary ESMF

With regard to this project, DRC has significant, as yet under-tapped, natural resources and potential, with a vast hydrographic network (Congo, Kwango, Inzia, Ndjili, Nsele and Mpozo Rivers, etc.), regular and abundant rainfall (an average of 1,000 mm/year) which could allow for two agricultural cycles/year, over 80 million hectares of arable land (only 10 % of which is currently developed and forests covering over 125 million hectares, etc.
30-Sep-2019

Zambia - Sustainable Livestock Infrastructure Management Project’s (SLIMP) - Summary ESMP

The Zambian Government’s development agenda are articulated in the National Vision 2030 and the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP: 2017-2021). The National Vision 2030 sets the long-term vision which reflects the understanding, aspirations and determination of the people to be a “prosperous middle-income country by 2030”. The main goal of 7NDP (2017-2021) is to create a diversified and resilient economy for sustained growth and socio economic transformation driven among others, by agriculture. The 7NDP departs from sectoral-based planning to an integrated (multi-sectoral) development...
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.
23-Sep-2019

Gabon - Infrastructure Sector Support Programme in Gabon (PASIG), Phase 1 - Summary ARAP

As part of the 2019 Lending Programme, the Bank is intending to finance Phase 1 of the Infrastructure Sector Support Programme (PASIG) in Gabon. Indeed, the Government of Gabon, by letter no. 003222/MEPPD/CAM of 8 November 2018 submitted a request to the Bank to finance the implementation of an Infrastructure Sector Support Programme (PASIG) for Gabon. Phase 1 of the Programme mainly consists in: (i) the improvement of the Ndendé-Doussala section (49km) with fibre-optic reservations; (ii) the construction of a cross-border bridge between Gabon and Congo and (iii) the construction and...
23-Sep-2019

Gabon - Infrastructure Sector Support Programme in Gabon (PASIG), Phase 1 - ESMP Summary

The main objectives of the Infrastructure Sector Support Programme in Gabon (PASIG) are to open up production areas internally and increase regional trade. Specifically, the project aims to: Contribute to opening up Gabon internally and externally; Enhance the efficiency of the transport logistic chain; Reduce the cost of transporting products on the Libreville-Congo border link via Doussala; and Improve access to socio-economic infrastructure by the population of the project impact area (PIA).
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...
16-Sep-2019

Madagascar - Sahofika Hydro-Power Project – RAP Summary

Madagascar has one of the lowest electricity service ratios in the world, with most of the island’s population using wood as a source of energy. Electricity generation is largely dependent upon fossil fuels, and the Government has therefore identified increasing hydro-electric generation as one of the country’s priorities and private sector involvement as an avenue to do so without increasing the country already overwhelming debt. The Sahofika project development was awarded to the consortium formed by companies Eiffage, Eranove, Themis and HIER, which agreed on 2 December,...
10-Sep-2019

Comoros - Road network rehabilitation project, phase II – National road 2 (Panda-Ifoundihe Section) - ESIA Summary

This document presents a summary of the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the Road Network Rehabilitation Project on the Panda-Ifoundihé Section of the NR 2 prepared in 2019. From an environmental and social standpoint, this project is classified in Category 2 in compliance with the environmental and social safeguard requirements of the African Development Bank (AfDB). This ESMP summary was prepared on the basis of the EIA relating to the Panda-Ifoundihé section of the NR2 on the island of Grande Comore for phase 2 of the project, in compliance with the environmental and...
10-Sep-2019

Kenya - Kenya power’s last mile connectivity project - Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF)- Summary

This report presents a summary of the constituent components of the comprehensive Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) which has been carried out for the Last Mile Connectivity Project (LMCP) Phase III. The Government of Kenya has pledged to stimulate economic growth and accelerate job creation to improve the economic wellbeing of Kenyans.  Among the many interventions to achieve this is expansion of the power distribution system to be within reach and thus enable more Kenyans connect to the grid at affordable cost and hence initiate economic activities at the micro-economic level. The...
10-Sep-2019

Kenya - Kenya power’s last mile connectivity project-3 summary - Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)

The country’s long-term development blue print, Vision 2030 aims at transforming Kenya into a globally competitive newly industrialized middle income and prosperous country. The Second Medium Plan 2013-2017 identifies energy as one of the enablers for transformation into “a newly-industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens in a clean and secure environment” Efficient, accessible and reliable infrastructure is identified as an enabler for achieving sustainable economic growth, development and poverty reduction by lowering the cost of doing...
26-Aug-2019

Congo - Integrated Agricultural Value Chains Development Project in Congo (PRODIVAC) - Summary Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)

The Government of the Republic of Congo plans to implement the Integrated Agricultural Value Chains Development Project (PRODIVAC) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Despite the existence of significant natural resources, nearly half of the country’s population live below the poverty threshold and the incidence of poverty is alarmingly high in rural areas (75%, ECOM 2011). The country’s food and nutritional situation remains preoccupying despite its strengths, with 39% of households unable to cover their food needs or afford the minimum daily intake of 2,400 calories...
26-Aug-2019

Ghana - Ghana Savannah Investment Programme - Summary ESMP

The Savanna Investment Programme is part of the Ghana Government’s agenda to ensure immediate and adequate availability of food in the country through improved productivity and intensification of targeted commodities; creation of job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youth in the agriculture and allied sectors; and setting up of agribusinesses. The Project is anchored in the Planting for Food and Jobs Campaign (PFJ) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture as well as the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative of the government of Ghana. The PFJ seeks to enhance agricultural...
19-Aug-2019

Benin - Projet d’électrification de 100 localités au Benin - Résumé PGES

Le présent document constitue le résumé du Plan de Gestion Environnementale et Social (PGES) issu des 3 Etudes d’Impact Environnemental et Social (ÉIES) du Projet d’électrification de 100 localités rurales du Bénin financé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Ce résumé a été préparé conformément aux directives et procédures d’évaluation environnementale et sociale de la BAD pour les projets de Catégorie 1. Il a été préparé sur la base des rapports des 3 EIES qui ont été réalisé pour chacun des lots 1, 2 et 3 regroupant un certain nombre de communes du pays devant accueillir le...
19-Aug-2019

Benin - Projet d’électrification de 100 localités au Benin - Résumé EESS

La vision du secteur de l’électricité est de faire du Bénin une économie émergente disposant des services énergétiques de qualité, en quantité suffisante et aux conditions optimales de coûts et de sécurité des approvisionnements. L’électricité joue un rôle crucial dans la fourniture de services sociaux de base, dont l’éducation et la santé, où le manque d’énergie constitue souvent un obstacle à la stérilisation, à l’approvisionnement en eau et à sa purification, à l’assainissement et l’hygiène, ainsi qu’à la réfrigération des médicaments essentiels. L’électricité peut également faire...
19-Aug-2019

Benin - Projet d’électrification de 100 localités au Benin - Résumé EIES

Le présent document constitue le résumé des 3 Etudes d’Impact Environnemental et Social (ÉIES) du Projet d’électrification de 100 localités rurales du Bénin financé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Ce résumé a été préparé conformément aux directives et procédures d’évaluation environnementale et sociale de la BAD pour les projets de Catégorie 1. Il a été préparé sur la base des rapports des 3 EIES qui ont été réalisé pour chacun des lots 1, 2 et 3 regroupant un certain nombre de communes du pays devant accueillir le tracé de la ligne.  Il reprend succinctement, le cadre...
13-Aug-2019

DRC - Construction of the Kinshasa-Brazzaville road-rail bridge access road from PK 0+00 (carrefour Mulele) to PK 6.8+00 (on the Banks of the Congo river) in Maluku municipality/ Kinshasa city-province - FRP Summary

Central African States have decided to pool their efforts, depending on their economic potential and resources, to develop a viable and competitive sub-regional market. Considering the low level of integration of infrastructure networks and high transport costs in the subregion, the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) expressed their commitment to strengthen road and rail infrastructure by adopting a Central African Consensual Transport Master Plan that mainstreams the priority infrastructure projects of the New Partnership for Africa’s...