PUBLIC DISCLOSURE EXERCISE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL COMMITMENT PLAN (ESCP) AND STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT PLAN (SEP) REPORTS FOR THE NATIONAL SOCIAL SAFETY-NETS PROGRAM SCALE-UP (NASSP-SU) BY THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS, DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
In accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act CAP E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental and Social Impact Assessment on their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft ESCP and SEP reports.
The National Social Safety-Nets Project has been implemented under the joint instrument of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) – World Bank credit since 2016. The project was designed to provide access to targeted transfers to poor and vulnerable households under an expanded social safety nets system. It comprises of two components. The first component, which establishes the foundation for a National Social Safety Net System works to strengthen and consolidate the building blocks of a safety net at the National and State level that can deliver targeted support to poor households across Nigeria. The second component finance safety net transfers to targeted poor and vulnerable households included in the National Social Register and delivers regular and reliable transfers in a way that is accessible to beneficiaries.
The shock responsive component of this project is being scaled up under the NASSP-SU with project development objective that aims to expand coverage of shock responsive safety net support among the poor and vulnerable and strengthen the national safety net delivery system. It will be implemented in the thirty-six (36) States in Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Duration of Display:
Date: 5th November – 3rd December 2021
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