List of Acronyms Definitions of technical terms Non-Technical Executive summary of the Environmental & Social Impact Statement in both English and Swahili Chapter 1: Introduction
Brief description of the project – name, nature, size, location of the project, its
importance and justification, etc
Land description - Project location, Shehia, District, etc.
Profile of the project proponent, organization, project consultants, etc.
Objectives, Scope, and Study Methodologies
Chapter 2: Project Description
Project Feasibility Study and references from Detailed Project Document
Details about description of the project site, geology, soil, topography, hydrological survey, ground water survey, wetlands, biodiversity, socio-cultural environment of the surrounding area, economic aspect of the project for the local communities and for the country, etc. should be included.
Quantity of raw materials involved during the construction phase along with their source of origin.
Use of existing public infrastructure such as other road networks, water supply lines, electricity lines, built-up environment, etc in the construction activities should be elaborated.
Land Use Map showing activities of the surrounding areas
Site layout plan showing all details of design, construction and operations.
Chapter 3. Description of the Environment: This section should include a detailed biophysical profiles of the project location.
Topography of the proposed site should be clearly stated.
Geology of the proposed site including soil profile and quality;
Meteorological Data of the study area;
Hydrological and Ground water survey of the project sites.
Water quality assessment of surface and ground water in the project zone.
Soil quality and atmospheric pollution assessment in the zone.
Drainage and watershed survey.
Biological Environment (Baseline data of flora and fauna, whether there are endangered species in the surrounding areas)
Socio-economic and occupational health hazards (socio-economic survey, demography of the surrounding human settlements, health status of the communities, existing infrastructural activities, employment status, etc.)
Chapter 2: Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Framework This Chapter will cover all the relevant and existing policy, legislative, and the regulatory frameworks associated with the proposed project. The project proponent also will be required to show relevant legislative and administrative linkages with other sectorial plans and programs. And other relevant policies, acts, guidelines as may be required in the process. Moreover, the consultant shall cite national policy provisions and institutional set-up on relevant issues and matters concerning the proposed project activities.
Chapter 3.0 Public Consultations and Stakeholder Analysis The project proponent shall present the findings of all the stakeholders consulted in the stakeholder analysis process. These stakeholders shall include the following: