Review and Update of ESIA and RAP for ALL One Stop Border Post (OSBP) in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania under East Africa Trade and Facilitation Program (EATTFP)

Name of Client:

World Bank





Narrative Description of Project:

East Africa Trade and Facilitation Program (EATTFP) has been conceived as a multi-sector program to facilitate further trade integration in the region by addressing institutional, legal, and infrastructure constraints.  The Project Development Objectives (PDOs) are to:  (i) enhance efficiency of the customs agencies clearance processes in the participating EAC Custom Unions to facilitate trade; (ii) improve efficiency and reliability of transport and logistics services along the key corridors; and (iii) enhance safety in identified areas and reduce governments transfers to railway by rationalizing the work force on the Kenya-Uganda Railway.

Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff Within the Assignment:

EMC provided technical support to EATTFP from 2012-2013 by reviewing and updating the ESIAs and RAPs for the One Stop Boarder Posts (OSBPs) in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania (Namanga, Busia, Malaba, Lungalunga, Horohoro, Holili and Isebania) and conducted field supervision mission to evaluate compliance with ESMP and advised KeNHA and World Bank on adequate steps to mitigate adverse impacts.

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