Public Feedback: Baseline Chapters for the SEA of Hydropower Sector in Myanmar

Extended Submission Deadline: July 20, 2017

The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar comprises 3 main phases: i) Scoping and baseline assessment, ii) Impact assessment, and iii) Mitigation and recommendations. The Scoping and Baseline Assessment Phase has three volumes:

1. Stakeholder Engagement Plan
2. Regional River Basin Consultations- Key Findings
3. Baseline Assessment Report


Baseline chapters were released for five weeks for public and stakeholder for review and comment s.  Stakeholders submitted their comments to Rory Hunter  on July 20, 2017.

The SEA Baseline Assessment Report  includes eight chapters:


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Hydropower

Chapter 3: Geomorphology and sediment transport

Chapter 4: Biodiversity

Chapter 5: Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries

Chapter 6: Economic Development and Land Use

Chapter 7; Social and Livelihoods

Chapter 8: Conflict