Advisory review: ESIA for Sèmè-Podji port, Benin

2 May 2016

april 2016 - beninThe NCEA reviewed the ESIA for the construction of the Sèmè-Podji deep sea port in Benin. In its advice, it concludes that the ESIA meets both international standards and Beninese requirements. However, the NCEA also notes a number of shortcomings. If these are repaired, the ESIA will be a sound basis for governmental decision making on an environmental license.

In 2015, the NCEA had already advised on the scope for this ESIA.