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Multinational - Burundi, DRC, Rwanda - Ruzizi III Hydropower plant project - Summary ESIA - 08 2015


This document is the summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) on the Ruzizi Project. The Great Lakes Energy Organization (EGL) (the organization set up by the Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries to plan and supervise community energy projects in said countries) commissioned the ESIA of the Ruzizi Hydropower Project. This summary was prepared in compliance with the environmental requirements of the 3 countries concerned by the project, namely Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda, as well as with the African Development Bank's Integrated Safeguards System (ISS) for Category 1 projects.

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