NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT:
FAO INVESTMENT CENTRE
Environmental Impact Assessment Report
REPORT NO. 97/082 ADB-KEN
The Environmental Report Series is a new series of publications produced by the FAO Investment
Centre. The primary objective of the Series is to provide illustrative examples of recent environmental
“best practices” in support of the design of agricultural and related investment projects. The intended
users of the Series are Centre staff, their national counterparts and other interested professionals involved
in investment project design. In most cases, the material presented in the Series is based on recent work
of Centre staff supported through co-operative agreements between FAO and its partner institutions.
The primary criteria used for the selection of material published in the Series are quality, degree to which
the underlying work represents accepted “good practices” in the field, relevance to meeting Centre needs,
The present report was prepared by an Investment Centre led team on behalf of the Government of Kenya with support provided through the FAO/ADB Co-operative Programme. The report, together with the associated investment project, are to be submitted for finance under the ADB’s soft-loan window. The FAO Investment Centre would like to express its appreciation to ADB for its permission to reprint the Environmental Impact Assessment Report in the present Series.
The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
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© FAO 1998