[Draft] Environmental impact assessment for Lower Sesan 2 hydropower project in Stung Treng province, Cambodia
Published by: Open Development Cambodia
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|Document type||Environmental Impact Assessment|
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Metadata last updated on 06.09.2022. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia
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|Party's obligation in the implementation of the project||
The project will build a new road to the bypass and bridge project area on the east side of the Sesan River to connect the resettlement area of Srekor village and Khsach Thmey village. The project also builds all community facilities in the resettlement area, including community schools, pagodas, roads, and wells, to a number and standards equivalent to or better than what will be destroyed in the village, which will be flooded.
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Employment for community workers/people from 2010 to 2014 with a total of approximately 9,500.
|Number of created jobs||9500.0|
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The mitigation measures that should be taken are: -Reduce the reservoir area as much as possible by reducing the dam height as much as possible -Provide a suitable location for the resettlement area, which is far from the main shelter area -Adequate compensation for the people along the river, who will especially suffer the loss of fish as a result of the plains, based on this annual basis can be made in the sense of livelihood improvement initiatives -Carefully monitor the quantity and quality of water from the dam to ensure that the quantity and quality of water is sufficient for the health of water users below the river to avoid adverse effects and to maintain the ecology of the river and provide compensation measures if Dams cause harm to ecological health as a result of poor quality or quantity of water coming out of the dam. -Ensure that traffic related to the project complies with the road rules and the damage to the road is repaired quickly -Make sure that the dam is built to withstand earthquakes so that it does not collapse in the event of an earthquake -Ensure that construction work begins when demining is complete -Provide remedial measures for tree loss and climate change campaigns by replanting trees according to the type and amount lost. -Collaborate with other dam operators in the catchment area to reduce and manage the overall impact of the dam.
Appropriate training course or new skilled and income restoration shall be provided to the local people (boat operators and fishermen). The compensation can be provided in strengthening livelihood program such as new career capacity building, small business fund providing, and agricultural support programs.
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The annual environmental fund is proposed USD 0.5 million, and it will be paid annually to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Administration of Royal Government of Cambodia to compensate to the forest and wildlife habitat lost by the project. The MoE and FA will use this fund to support forest and wildlife conservation program in the area. This payment is applied to the whole project operation.
Lower Sesan II: https://data.opendevelopmentcambodia.net/en/dataset/hydropower-2009-2014/resource/4e6d2d95-80e3-4459-ae09-1b9214746c59/detail?map_id=4
|Legacy reference document||Draft_EIA_Lower_Sesan2_Hydropower__00.10.2008.pdf|
|Keywords||Lower Sesan II,Lower Sesan 2,Hydropower dam,Stung Treng|
|Open Contracting Identifier||ocds-miumsd-6ed5a648-a3d4-4dcd-8ba8-cfda3b1ebbeb|
|Date uploaded||September 7, 2022, 08:17 (UTC)|
|Date modified||October 5, 2022, 07:06 (UTC)|