7162. Advice on Environmental and Social Impacts Associated with the Proposed Gulpur Hydropower Project, State of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) requested the Dutch Sustainability Unit (DSU) to provide advice on environmental and social impacts associated with the proposed Gulpur Hydropower Project (GHP), to be situated in the State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Pakistan. 

Advisory reports and other documents

13 Apr 2015: Advisory review

SU01-69 Advice

Significant details

The DSU's advice focused on:

  1. the efficacy of the environmental and social impact assessment work undertaken to meet AJK and ADB safeguard requirements;
  2. specific concerns raised by MFA;
  3. GHP against 14 “sustainability factors” first introduced in the DSU’s review of the Sounda Gorge Hydropower project in the Republic of Congo (see SU015-64).

Parties involved

Members of the working group

mr D. Annandale

Technical secretary: mr S.G. Nooteboom

Further details


Energy (renewable)

Country/region/theme: Pakistan

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