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Update of the Social Impact Assessment of the Kobada Gold Project

Client : ABS Africa

Region / Country: Africa | Mali
Sectors: Mining


Insuco was contracted to support ABS Africa in updating the environmental and social studies to comply with Malian legislation and to enable the Kobada gold project to obtain a new environmental permit. The specific objectives were to: (i) develop a stakeholder engagement plan, respecting international standards (Equator Principles, IFC performance standards); (ii) update the social baseline study (including data collection); (iii) draft a social impact study with reliable monitoring tools; (iv) develop a social management plan, based on the completion of the necessary consultations as provided for by Malian legislation regarding public consultations.


Insuco has submitted to the client:

  • A Stakeholder Engagement Plan;
  • A Social Baseline Study updated (quantitative and qualitative studies);
  • Shape Files and cartography of collected data;
  • A Social Impact Assessment;
  • A draft Social Management Plan.

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