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Kenya - Small Scale Irrigation and Valued Addition Project (SIVAP) - - ESIA Summary – 06 2015


The principal objectives of this environmental and social assessment and planning included among others: (i) To describe the baseline environmental conditions of the project sites; (ii) To find as well as to predict what problems are likely to be caused by the implementation of the Small Scale Irrigation and Agricultural Value Addition for Food Security in Kenya (SIAVCFSP) Project; (iii) To analyse identified environmental impacts likely to be generated from the project activities; (iv) To find ways and means of avoiding the problems and/or assess the project’s alternatives including “No Alternative” to develop the best alternative model so as to promote the integrity of the environment; (v) To make appropriate recommendations for mitigation measures, training needs and cost estimates as well as defining responsible parties to address any resultant adverse effects; and (vi) To develop an Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) that highlights the opportunities and suggest ways and means of enhancing the positive effects of the project;

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