The Albertine Sustainable Development Project (ARSDP) involved consultancy services for the preparation of Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) for selected roads and renovation of offices in Buliisa and Hoima Districts.
Client and Funder: The Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development was the client for this project, which was funded by The World Bank.
Location and Length: The project was carried out in Buliisa, Hoima, and Kikuube Districts and involved 12.07 km of paved roads, 16.85 km of gravel roads, and the renovation of the Bulisa Town Council Offices.
Start and Completion Date: The project began in November 2019 and was completed in March 2020.
Contract Value: The contract was worth UGX 1,308,620,000.
Main Project Features:
The main features of the project included planning and assessing feasible projects in each district, preliminary and detailed engineering design, preparation of ESIA and RAPs, including surveying (topographical and cadastral surveys), junction design, roundabout design, road condition assessment, traffic and drainage/hydrogeological/hydrological studies, geotechnical investigations, pavement design, cost estimate, preparation of an operation and maintenance plan for infrastructure, skills development plans, structural design, renovation plans for office blocks, preparation of a book of drawings, preparation of tender documents, and tender assistance.
The project aimed to improve the road network in the area and renovate the Bulisa Town Council offices, thereby contributing to sustainable development in the Albertine region.