Table of contents

ABBREVIATIONS    5
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT   6
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   7
Introduction  7
Integrated Environmental and Social Assessment Study  8
Methodology and Approach  8
Policy, Acts and Institutions  8
Summary of Findings and recommendations  10
Stakeholder Consultations  11
Environmental and Social Management Framework  11
CHAPTER I - INTRODUCTION   17
1.1        Introduction  17
1.2        About the project 17
1.3        Project components  18
1.4        Need for IESA   18
1.5        Objectives and scope of the study  18
1.6        Scope of Work  20
1.7        Study team    22
1.8        Reporting  22
CHAPTER II – APPROACH AND METHODOLOGY   24
2.1        Introduction  24
2.2        Desk research and secondary data collection  24
2.3        Stakeholders’ consultation  24
2.4        Consultation with MACP project team    25
2.5        Field visit and interactions  26
2.6        Analysis of data  30
2.7        Limitations of the study  30
CHAPTER III - POLICY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK   32
3.1        Introduction  32
3.2.1     Environmental Acts and policies: 32
3.2.2     Social Acts and policies: 34
3.2.3     Policies relevant to agriculture marketing: 36
3.3        World Bank Safeguard policies  37
3.4        Gaps in existing policy framework and strategies to address these  38
CHAPTER IV – ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT   40
4.1        Introduction  40
4.2        Stakeholder Analysis  40
4.3        Component wise stakeholders’ profile  43
4.4        Component wise impacts  45
CHAPTER V – ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES AND MITIGATION MEASURES  67
CHAPTER VI – ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK   82
6.1        Screening process  84
6.2 Strategies developed for the project: 98
6.2.1     Pest, soil and nutrient management strategy: 98
6.2.2     R&R strategy: 99
6.2.3     Gender Development and Project Strategy: 101
6.2.4     Tribal Development and Project Strategy: 104
6.2.5     Training and Skill up-gradation: 105
6.2.6     Institutional analysis  106
6.2.7     Conflict resolution mechanism: 107
CHAPTER VII – ESMF IMPLEMENTATION ARRANGEMENT   108
7.1        Environmental and social cell 108
7.2        Monitoring and evaluation  109
7.3        Concluding remarks  109

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