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Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Program for Results (English)

The purpose of the environmental and social systems assessment (ESSA) is to: (i) document the environmental and social management rules and procedures and institutional responsibilities that are being used by the government for the saving one million lives (SOML) program; (ii) assess implementing entities' institutional capacity including performance to date to manage the likely environmental and social effects in accordance with Nigeria's own requirements under the program; and (iii) recommend specific actions for improving counterpart capacity during implementation. The ESSA is a World Bank document prepared by Bank staff and consultants through a combination of reviews of existing program materials and available technical literature, interviews with government staff, and consultations with key stakeholders and experts. Findings of the assessment will be used for the formulation of an overall program action plan with key measures to improve environmental and social management outcomes of the program. Section one provides details of the ESSA, which is a relatively new instrument of the Bank's; it outlines the performance for results core principles; the methodology; and scope of the ESSA. Section two provides the program description of the SOML including the scope and boundaries of the program. Section three provides the country and program context and the key social and environmental issues and risks that have been identified. Section four describes the environmental and social management systems of Nigeria. Section five provides an assessment of the capacity and performance of the Nigerian environmental and social systems. Section six provides an assessment of the management systems against the World Bank's six core principles. Section seven presents the ESSA actions presented for inclusion in the overall program action plan. Section eight provides an environmental and social impacts risk rating based on the ESSA findings in sections three, five, and six.


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    Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Program for Results

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Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Program for Results (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.