KEPTAP – Kenya Petroleum Assistance Project : Consultancy Service for the development of the Resettlement Policy Framework

Name of Client:

Ministry of Petroleum & Mining (Kenya)


(Lamu, Mandera, Turkana, Wajir) Counties and Kerio Valley in Kenya

Contract Period:

12 Months

Actual Description of Services:

The Government of Kenya has received financing from the World Bank’s International Development Assistance (IDA) towards the cost of the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP).

The National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) is among the Kenyan Government Key Institutions responsible for implementing the KEPTAP. The Key Objective of KEPTAP is to strengthen Government of Kenya Capacity to manage the petroleum sector and wealth for sustainable development impacts.

Services provided by the firm staff.


    EMC prepared a comprehensive literature review of relevant information in the project, petroleum industry and social linkages including land requirements.


    EMC reviewed relevant Kenyan laws, draft bills and procedures regarding land acquisition, resettlement and compensation.


    EMC undertook field survey in areas where oil and gas development may occur and document relevant socio-economic data.


    EMC to identify map and analyze the key stakeholders in the oil and gas sector that should be consulted, and analyze their interests, concerns and incentives.


    EMC undertook a stakeholder engagement plan for the relevant stakeholders.


    EMC did a socio-economic survey in the areas with high potential of resettlement including both the core zones and the adjacent areas.


    EMC provided a descriptive grievance redress mechanism in accordance with International Best Practices.


    EMC provided guidelines for commissioning, monitoring and decommissioning of RAP.

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