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Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): Mozambique Power Plants

 

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): Mozambique Power Plants

SWMOZ was indicated in March 2013 by JSPL Mozambique to prepare a full ESIA for the Power Plant Project in Tete. Once the activities plan was concluded and approved by JINDAL INVESTIMENTOS S.A. , SWMOZ undertook a census survey and socio-economic baseline study. The flora and fauna specialists also carried out detailed studies on project area and communities within the mining area. The full ESIA was comprised of:

  • Compilation and co-ordination of local ESIA team
  • Scoping for ESIA, including gathering and review of all existing data, site visit, initial consultation and meetings with government agencies
  • Co-ordination of technical baseline studies ecology and socio-economic)
  • Assessment of potential environmental and social impacts
  • Framework Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
  • Framework Social Management Plan (SMP)
  • Preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Statement, including framework EMP and SMP