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Burundi and Tanzania - Proposed Upgrading of Nyakanazi – Kasulu – Manyovu Road (Kasulu-Manyovu and Its Bypass) to Bitumen Standard in Kasulu and Buhigwe Districts – ESMP Summary
The Government of United Republic of Tanzania has requested assistance from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance the upgrading of Nyakanazi – Kasulu – Manyovu road and its bypass roads to bituminous standard to conform to East African Community standards. Compliance with Government of Tanzania and the African Development Bank’s safeguard policy requires the following: i) the preparation of an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report and an Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) and ii) the preparation of Resettlement Action Plan. These activities are required to ensure that the proposed construction and operation of the road are environmentally sound and sustainable throughout the project’s life cycle.