When completed, Bumbuna II is expected to provide significant local and national economic benefits, at the same time reducing the country's current power deficit and reducing its dependence on expensive and polluting oil-fired thermal power generation.
Bumbuna II will:
In addition to improving the local economy, Seli Hydropower is committed to preserving the heritage and cultures of nearby villages. Ongoing meetings with the local communities are helping us to identify actions needed to fulfil that commitment.
Above and beyond what is included in the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the affected communities, we are establishing a Community Development Action Plan (CDAP) which encompasses affected communities and their catchment areas. It builds on the initiatives and activities highlighted in the RAP and will be implemented, managed and funded on an ongoing basis for the next 25 years.
Major considerations of the CDAP include: