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Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Phase II Data Colocation Centre in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. The ESIA was carried out meet Nigeria EIA Act 86 of 1992 now LFN Cap E12, 2004 regulations for major capital projects as well as align to the IFC Performance Standards, 2012.

BACKGROUND

Rack Centre is the only carrier neutral Tier III Facility Certified data centre in Africa.

As part of its expansion strategy to meet growing customer needs, the company planned a Phase II development increasing ICT infrastructure and corresponding power requirements.

An ESIA was thus commissioned to identify, mitigate and manage the environmental and social impacts associated with the Phase II project

SCOPE of WORK

  • ESIA Registration
  • Screening
  • Scoping Workshop and Report
  • EIA Terms of Reference Approval
  • Baseline Sampling
  • Impact Assessment
  • ESIA Reporting
  • Public and Regulatory Review
  • Final Approval

Key Stakeholders

Federal Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Ministry of Environment, International Finance Corporation, ACTIS

Contact: Kaine Edike Adewumi – +2348035136363

kaine@aquaearthconsulting.com

Notable Milestones

Secured one season approval for baseline date

Integrated ESIA and ESA sampling and Data Analysis