This Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) has been prepared to screen
and monitor the sub-projects under the Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Project (ZIFLP).
Moreover, it provides the mitigation measures in case of any negative impacts encountered
during the implementation and operation of the sub-project activities. The predominant aim of
this Framework is to make sure that these sub-project activities do not result in adverse
environmental and social impacts in the first place; however, if anyhow they do, their extent is