422-i. Review of the ESIA for the Parakou Drinking Water Improvement project - Benin

The Facility for Infrastructure Development (ORIO) requested the Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) to perform a quick scan of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for a drinking water project in Benin. The aim of this quick review was quality assurance.  

Advisory reports and other documents

27 Feb 2015: Memorandum
2015-05 memo Benin

Significant details

The ESIA helped improve the project. It showed that dreding of the existing reservoir was not the key issue. The NCEA observed that other important information was missing in the ESIA. More on this project can be found on https://www.rvo.nl/subsidies-regelingen/projecten/aep-parakou-improvement-drinking-water-supply

Parties involved

Members of the working group

Technical secretary: Sibout Nooteboom

Further details

Country: Benin

Last modified: 09 Apr 2019