Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)

for the Muchinga Hydropower Project

Project Description

Muchinga Power Company Limited intends to develop a 255 MW hydropower project (HPP) on the Lunsemfwa and Mkushi Rivers in the Mkushi District, located in the Central Province of Zambia. The Muchinga Hydropower Project will consist of the development, financing, construction, operation, management and maintenance of a new electricity generation hydro-power station. MPC has commissioned Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and African Mining Consultants (AMC) to undertake the ESIA on their behalf.

Background Information Documents

Thank you for your interest in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments for the Muchinga Hydropower Project. Public participation is a key component of the ESIA process. We invite you to comment on the ESIA process and its findings. Your involvement enables MPC to take account of locally relevant social and environmental concerns in the project design. It helps to identify and mitigate potential risks and enhance potential benefits, as early as possible.


Muchinga Background Information Document (1MB PDF)

Muchinga Background Information Document  (1MB PDF)


Contact Information

Geoffrey Siame
African Mining Consultants (AMC)
1564/5 Miseshi Road
P. O. Box 20106, Kitwe
Fax: +260 2 12 211104
Tel: +260 2 12 211108
Email: [email protected]