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Environmental and Socio-economic Management Plan for the Merowe Dam, River Nile (EMP, EMS, OH&S, RAP)

The Merowe hydropower plant construction on the Nile River was a major project (4.8 billion USD) which commenced without adequate environmental and social studies. The Client contracted FCG to plan and guide all the factors related to the environmental and socio-economic issues of the construction and related programs. The purpose was to assist the Client to plan and implement the hydropower plant, reservoir, irrigation schemes and resettlement schemes construction using the principles of sustainable development. FCG produced several plans following international standards, for implementation by the responsible project authorities.

Project details

Name of client Government of Sudan
Location Sudan
Start date 11/2005
Completion date 12/2008
Origin of funding Islamic Development Bank, etc.
Name of partners