PROPOSED TRANSPORT SECTOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (TSIP) DDISCLOSURE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA)FOR THE OUTPUT AND PERFORMANCE BASED ROAD CONTRACTS (OPBRC) FOR SELECTED FEEDER ROADS IN THE UPPER WEST REGION
The Transport Sector Improvement Project (TSIP) for the Output and Performance Based Road Contracts (OPBRC) includes Improvement/Rehabilitation of about 670.1km of selected feeder roads in the Upper West Region. The project is being funded with European Union (EU) Aid through the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) under Focal Sector No. 2. The Government of Ghana has prepared an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for disclosure to the public in response to Ghana EPA and the World Bank Safeguard Policies on Environmental Assessment.
The ESIA has been prepared to serve as an environmental and social safeguard document to examine the environmental and social risk of the selected feeder roads in the Upper West Region under Transport Sector Improvement Project (TSIP) for the Output and Performance Based Road Contracts (OPBRC). The ESIA documents also provides guidance in designing appropriate measures and plans to reduce, mitigate and/or offset adverse impact and enhance positive outcomes by the TSIP activities under the Ministry of Roads and Highways (MRH) and Department of Feeder Roads (DFR).
Copies of the ESIA can be obtained at the following offices:
- The Chief Director; Ministry of Roads and Highways, Accra
- The Director; Department of Feeder Roads, Head Office, Accra
- The Municipal Chief Executives; Wa, Lawra, Jirapa and Nandom Municipal Assemblies
- The District Chief Executives; Wa West, Nadowli-Kaleo, Daffiama-Bussie-Issa & Lambussie District Assemblies
- Upper West Regional Coordinating Council, Wa
- The Executive Director; Environmental Protection Agency, Head Office, Accra
- The Regional Office Department of Feeder Roads – Wa
There will be copies kept with the local authorities and at the Chief’s palace of the affected communities.
Copies of the documents can also be downloaded on the website of the Ministry of Roads and Highways at https://www.mrh.gov.gh/ The documents is available to all stakeholders and the General Public.
All enquiries should be forwarded to:
Postal Address: The Chief Director, Room 407, 4th Floor, Ministry of Roads & Highways, Pension Drive, Adjacent Pension House, P. O. Box M57, Accra Ghana Ghana Post GPS Address: GA-107-2101 Tel.: +233-302-671328 Fax: +233-302-688759
DATE OF ISSUE: 17th January 2022