MEETING TO ASSESS REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN PROGRESS

MEETING TO ASSESS REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN PROGRESS

By Vera Shawiza

Representatives of the IGAD Member States are

currently meeting in Nairobi County , Kenya to

assess the development for the Regional

Infrastructure Master Plan due in December

2020.

The meeting is seeking to educate and inform

stakeholders of way projects will be designed in

an environmentally and socially acceptable

manner with the necessary mitigation

measures.

The two-day regional workshop has been

organised and facilitated by the IGAD Economic

Cooperation and Social Development Division

with assistance from African Development

Bank (AfDB).

The meeting is being attended by over 50

participants drawn from environmental and

social issues connected NGOs and non-state

actors considering that Infrastructure

development initiatives need to adhere to the

right codes of environmental and social

developmental requirements, espousing the

motto of sustainable development.

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