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Drought Resilience and Sastainable Livelihoods Program in Horn of Africa (DRSLP-HoA): Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) - Summary Final Version


I. Introduction

  1. The Program of Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods of Horn of Africa (DRSL-HoA) global objective is to contribute to poverty reduction, food security and economic development growth through income generation activities in rural areas. For medium and long term, the program will focus on improvement of livelihood conditions and development of pastoral systems.

  2. The present summary is composed by the following chapters :

  • Justification of the program

  • Objectives and components of the program

  • Policy, legal and institutional framework regarding environment

  • Description of environment issues in the program area

  • Climatic changes adaptation vulnerability of the program

  • Potential environment and social impact of the program

  • Analysis of Alternatives of the program

  • Mitigation framework of potential negatives impacts

  • Public consultation

  • Environment and Social Management Plan

  • Conclusion