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Nigeria - Potato value chain support project – ESPM Summary
This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the Potato Value Chain Support Project (PVCSP). In accordance with national regulations and requirements of the Integrated Safeguards System (ISS) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the project is classified Category 2, which indicates that the proposed project is likely to have detrimental but site-specific environmental and/or social impacts that can be minimized by applying appropriate management and mitigation measures or incorporating internationally recognized design criteria and standards. This summary was prepared in accordance with AfDB guidelines and procedures for Category 2 projects. It describes the project and its environment, followed by its key environmental and social impacts as well as the requisite mitigation and improvement measures. The summary also presents the public consultations held during ESMP design and development, and then concludes with a description of the monitoring programme, implementation schedule and budget estimate for the ESMP.