Environmental Assesment

Ecosurv provides highly professional services in Environmental Assessment (Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessments) for projects in various sectors including mining, energy, agricultural and infrastructure developments for regional and international clients.

Masama Coal Project - Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the Proposed Open Pit Coal Mine

The aim of the proposed mine is to abstract shallow coal by means of an open cast mining method and to beneficiate the coal to export quality standard so that it can be consumed by both the local and regional markets.The coal resource allows for greater than a 20-year open cast life of mine.

Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Urban Design Master Plan Review and Landscape Design Master Plan for the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Special Economic Zone

Royal Haskoning DHV has been appointed by Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC), on behalf of the Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA), to prepare an Urban Design and Landscape Design Masterplan for the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Special Economic Zone (SSKIA-SEZ).In line with the Environmental Assessment (EA) Act (2011), SSI has commissioned Ecosurv Environmental Consultants to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) study for the Sir Seretse Khama Special Economic Zone Master Plan. 

ENRC 600MW Power Plant

ENRC (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd intends to build a mine-mouth coal fired power plant at the vicinity of the Morupule coal mine in Palapye, Botswana. The Power Plant will comprise of a 600 MW maximum capacity system. The power generated will be exported to Southern African Power Pool via the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) electrical transmission grid.

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Management Plan for the Okavango Delta Ramsar Site

Detailed public consultations and specialist assessments were undertaken to prepare a statutory Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). The SEA focused on the Okavango Ramsar site but took full cognisance of external pressures and linkages. Emphasis was placed on the district and national linkages, as well as the trans-boundary issues - particularly those pertaining to the potential developments in the upstream countries of Namibia and Angola.