Review and update of ESIAs/RAPs and For National Urban Transport Improvement Project (NUTRIP)
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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:
- 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.
- Construction of the Kisumu Northern bypass road
- 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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