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Sierra Leone - Economic Diversification Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Management Framework (English)

The development objective of the Economic Diversification Project for Sierra Leone is to facilitate investments and the growth of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurship in Sierra Leone. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) maintenance, fueling, and cleaning of vehicles and equipment to take place at off-site workshop with adequate leakage prevention measures; (2) speed limit shall be set for construction and transportation vehicle both within and outside the project site to avoid re- entrainment of dust; (3) facilities will be properly designed and constructed to blend with the existing environment; (4) avoid displacement and impact on livelihood to the extent possible through alternative locations, re-routing, and feasible technical design options; (5) employment and other opportunities to be given to local communities as much as possible; (6) reusable building materials like roofing sheets, windows and doors, and cement blocks may be salvaged and given to the community for use; (7) covered dust bins will be provided on site for collection of domestic solid waste and shall be disposed of by the contractor at the identified waste dumps; (8) adequate alternative arrangements to be made to minimize impact on motorist and pedestrians within existing tourist sites; and (9) provide and enforce the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety boots, reflective jackets, hard hats, hand gloves, earplugs, nose masks, etc.


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    Environmental Assessment

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    Sierra Leone,

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    Environmental and Social Management Framework

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    feeder roads department; Small and Medium Scale Enterprise; Gender-Based Violence; construction phase; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise; Economic Policy and Research Unit; ngos and civil society; environmental and social assessment study; gender based violence; Environmental and Social Impact; sexual violence against woman; Environmental and Social Safeguard; physical cultural resources; improving access to finance; access to public facilities; environment protection; environmental and social management; right to natural resource; Micro and Small Business; women in leadership position; consultation method; river basin management plan; Environment and Natural Resources; Drivers of Economic Growth; solid waste management facility; working plan and budget; female head of household; use of child labor; dropping out of school; limited access to finance; mitigation measure; Sexually Transmitted Disease; community for use; first aid kit; code of conduct; air quality emission; windows and door; domestic solid waste; acquisition of land; traffic management plan; grievance redress mechanism; Land tenure; implementation of mitigation; dust from earthworks; personal protective equipment; resettlement action plan; appropriate mitigation measures; critical natural habitats; growth and development; disposal of waste; water quality issue; competitiveness of sme; public sector intervention; credit reporting system; social support services; national environmental; implementation of policies; early stage financing; Business Enabling Environment; access to information; effective service delivery; inflow of workers; social and environmental; national development plan; private sector partner; data collection system; operation and management; environment and development; access to capital; low water supply; sustainable tourism policy; mining and mineral; distribution of rainfall; payment of compensation; conditions of employment; heads of family; intensive water use; mean annual temperature; water balance calculations; acquisition of property; day care center; international boundary; exploitation of forests; use of force; pollution of air; national economic growth; quality of environment; Natural Resource Management; invasion of privacy; climate change issue; Drainage and Irrigation; local water body; new market opportunity; control of land; research on tourism; still under review; Council of Elders; access to land; million people; tourism and culture; business development service; conditions of access; capacity of institutions; formulation of policies; implementation of surveillance; peace and development; conversion of land; sustainable tourism development; renewable resource use; youth development; right of access; court of law; per capita income; safe working environment; post conflict countries; use of land; Oil and Gas; poverty among woman; asset valuation method; Oil & Gas; codes of practice; women with regards; management of facility; right of individual; good financial management; species of flora; ownership of land; local content; public sector institution; government economic policies; policy for water; small scale enterprise; rehabilitation of buildings; intimate partner violence; financial literacy training; act of violence; private sector institutions; national road network; standard and guideline; domestic violence act; public road network; safety and health; implementation of law; quality of facilities; valuation of land; use of chemicals; Public Financial Management; empowerment of woman; Tourism Supply Chain; business incubation; women in development; business to business; water quality management; organic matter content; solid waste facility; provision of good; wood processing plant; movement of person; stone mining; high risk situations; construction site



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Sierra Leone - Economic Diversification Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Management Framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.