ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL COMMITMENT PLAN
1. The Republic of Cameroon Recipient shall implement the Cameroon Power Sector Reform Program (P178136)
(the Operation) through the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy , as set out in the Financing Agreement.
The International Development Association (the Association) has agreed to provide financing for the
Operation. The Operation consists of a Program part and a Project part ( Project). This ESCP applies to the
Project as set out in the referred agreement.
2. The Recipient shall ensure that the Project is carried out in accordance with the Environmental and Social
Standards (ESSs) and this Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP), in a manner acceptable to the
Association. The ESCP is a part of the Financing Agreement. Unless otherwise defined in this ESCP, capitalized
terms used in this ESCP have the meanings ascribed to them in the referred agreement(s).
3. Without limitation to the foregoing, this ESCP sets out material measures and actions that the Recipient shall
carry out or cause to be carried out, including, as applicable, the timeframes of the actions and measures,
institutional, staffing, training, monitoring and reporting arrangements, and grievance management. The ESCP
also sets out the environmental and social (E&S) instruments that shall be adopted and implemented under
the Project, all of which shall be subject to prior consultation and disclosure, consistent with the ESS, and in
form and substance, and in a manner acceptable to the Association. Once adopted, said E&S instruments may
be revised from time to time with prior written agreement by the Association.
4. As agreed by the Association and the Recipient will be revised from time to time if necessary, during Project
implementation, to reflect adaptive management of Project changes and unforeseen circumstances or in
response to Project performance. In such circumstances, the Recipient through the Ministry of Water
Resources and Energy and the Association agree to update the ESCP to reflect these changes through an
exchange of letters signed between the Association and the Recipient represented by the Minister of the
Ministry of Water Resources and Energy. The Recipient shall promptly disclose the updated ESCP.