Review and update of ESIAs/RAPs and For National Urban Transport Improvement Project (NUTRIP)

Name of Client:

World Bank



Narrative Description of Project:

NUTRIP was approved on July 9, 2012 for US$ 300 million equivalent to the Republic of Kenya. The Project Development Objectives (PDO) are to: (a) improve the efficiency of road transport along the northern corridor; (b) improve the institutional capacity and arrangements in the urban transport sub sector; and (c) promote the private sector participation in the operation, financing and management of transport systems.  Component A (Support to KeNHA and KURA to Upgrade the Urban Road Transport Infrastructure) of this project has 3 project and includes the following activities:

  1. Expanding and upgrading the Northern Corridor road section through Nairobi from JKIA turnoff to Rironi road, as well as associated service roads and access roads; all through provision of goods, works and services.
  2. Construction of the Kisumu Northern bypass road
  3. Construction and rehabilitating non-motorised transport facilities, including foot paths, cycle tracks, pedestrian bridges and underpasses

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

EMC provided technical support NUTRIP from 2013-2014 by reviewing the ESMPs and RAPs including ESMF and RPF for this project and advising KeNHA and KURA and World Bank on adequate steps to mitigate adverse impacts.

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