Environmental and social impact assessment summary
The Governments of Botswana and Zambia intend to construct a road-rail bridge at Kazungula, linking the two countries by crossing the Zambezi River. The feasibility study for the project is funded by the African Development Bank and the Governments of Botswana and Zambia. The ESIA Summary presents here-below the Project Description and Justification; Policy, Legal and Administrative Framework; Description of the Project Environment and Location; Project Alternatives; Potential Impacts and Mitigation/Enhancement Measures; Environmental and Social Management Plan; Monitoring Program and Cost; Public Consultations; Complementary Initiatives; the Conclusion; References and Contacts. Attached to the Summary is an Annex which summarises the abbreviated Resettlement action Plan (ARAP).