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Mozambique - Baixo Limpopo Irrigation and Climate Resilience Project (BLICRP) - ESMP Summary
The purpose of this Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for the Baixo Limpopo Irrigation and Climate Resilience Project (BLICRP) is to provide a summary of environmental considerations that need to be implemented during the design, implementation and operations stages of the project. The ESMP also aims to assure the compliance of the project with the applicable environmental and social legal requirements and procedures of Mozambique (2006 Environmental Act) as well as the African Development Bank’s environmental and social safeguard policies, guidelines and procedures. The mitigation measures proposed by the ESMP seek to contain or manage the project activities that could result in some environmental impacts and to achieve the project goals with a minimal environmental cost.