Discussion on NNP1 Biodiversity Offset Site Management Plan
On 21 May 2019, District Environmental Management Office, Vienthong District, Bolikhamxay Province and Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company (NNP1PC) held the Technical Workshop on Nam Chuang-Nam Xang Biodiversity Offset Site Management Plan of Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project in collaboration with Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Office (PAFO), Bolikhamxay Province, district authorities from Viengkham and Xaychamphone districts, village authorities from target villages, and relevant District Offices from those two districts.
At the meeting, the progress of NNP1 Biodiversity Offset Site Management Plan (BOMP), the Biodiversity Offset Site Management Plan throughout Project concession period and BOM Annual Implementation Plan and budget for 2019 were presented and discussed for common understanding.
The meeting also presented the sources of funding for the NC-NX Biodiversity Offset Site management for agreement and accepted the Offset Site Management Plan and agreed to organize the final BOMP approval workshop in the beginning of June 2019.
Through discussion and consultation, the meeting agreed in principle on the BOMP structure, proposed management components and its activities.
The meeting was held in Viengthong District Government’s Administration Office, Vienthong district, Bolikhamxay province and co-chaired by Mr. Phonesavanh Hormnabounlat, Head of Bolikhamxay Provincial Agriculture Office, Mr. Alounsack Pathammavong, the Vice District Governor of Viengthong, Mr. Kongsy Xayyavong, the Vice District Governor of Xaychamphone, and Ms. Khamlar Phonsavat, Manager of Environmental Manage of NNP1PC and attended by 50 participants.
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