Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Angololo Water Resources Development Project

Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)

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The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)/ Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) has received grant financing through the New Partnership for Africa Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Fund (NEPAD-IPPF) and intends to apply part of the grant proceeds to undertake Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Angololo Water Resources Development Project within the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi Basin. The project will focus on developing viable multipurpose infrastructural and non-structural interventions for irrigation and livestock development, water supply, hydropower generation, flood control, aquaculture, and catchment improvement/enhancement in the project area. Preliminary identification studies and analytical work were completed at the proposed dam site and both the Governments of Kenya and Uganda prioritized it for advancement.


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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

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