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Project Status

PROJECT MILESTONES:

November 2015              Project commencement

January 2016                   Kick off meeting; Inception Report

                                            Initial case study findings

April 2016                         Policy & Regulation Analysis Paper (Draft)

                                            Stakeholder Engagement Plan (Final)

June 2016                          Policy & Regulation Analysis Paper (Final)

                                            Local Community Stakeholder Workshops

July 2016                           Kampala Stakeholder Workshops (Government, Development Partners, Academia, Private Sector)

August 2016                     Geothermal Resources Policy (Draft)

                                            Geothermal Resources Act (Draft)

                                            Stakeholder Workshops Report

October 2016                   Government Round-table to review and discuss draft Policy and Act

                                             Finalised Geothermal Resources Bill (Policy, Act and Explanatory Memo) 

CURRENT STATUS:

Following final consultations on the draft Geothermal Resources Policy and draft Geothermal Resources Act in October 2016, and subsequent modifications, the project is now complete. The Policy and Act will be packaged as the Geothermal Resources Bill and sent to Cabinet for consideration sometime during Autumn 2016.

A summary of the project was presented to stakeholders at the ARGeo6 Conference in Addis Ababa , which can be downloaded here