The ESIA report assesses the environmental and social impacts associated with the power plant component, which is one of a number of components which make up the Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project. The ESIA and RAP assessment of the Transmission Lines component are included in a separate report. The objective of the Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project is to develop hydroelectric power and regional transmission connecting Burundi, Rwanda and Northwest Tanzania, and support local area development and benefit sharing activities in the area of the dam and transmission lines. The Project is part of an overall Kagera Basin Integrated Development Framework, which is part of the Nile Basin Initiative. For details refer to the attached report