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Burkina Faso - Sahel Growth Pole Project : environmental assessment (French)

The Sahel Growth Pole Project (SGPP) of Burkina Faso objectives are firstly, to promote shared prosperity based on engines growth and ways of local life, and secondly, to reduce poverty and isolation of the Sahel region. This will be achieved through the creation of conditions for business development and job creation in the area of growth pole. This project may have negative effects on the environment during the implementation or during the operation. Negative impacts on the human environment include: 1) Deforestation and landscape change; 2Loss of land and socio-economic activities; 3)Environmental pollution by waste work; 4)Accidents and noise during work; 5)Conflict in case of influx of outside workers; 6)Development of disease STI / HIV / AIDS; 7) Loss of soil fertility; 8) Pollution of water and soil from pesticides and fertilizers; 9) Health Nuisances due to pesticides; 10) Dust, noise , pollution from construction waste , health and safety issue (accidents) related to building construction work; and 11) Noise, air, water and soil pollution. These impacts will be addressed effectively through the application of environmental and social measures, surveillance and monitoring, capacity building of actors and sensitization of the populations that are planned in the project.


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    Nnomo Ayinda-Mah,Irene Marguerite

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    Burkina Faso,

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    Burkina Faso - Sahel Growth Pole Project : environmental assessment



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Nnomo Ayinda-Mah,Irene Marguerite

Burkina Faso - Sahel Growth Pole Project : environmental assessment (French). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.