Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries

Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries

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Recognizing that not all nonindustrialized countries are the same, introduces the processes, methods, and tools for making an environmental impact assessment in conditions far different from those for which they were originally developed. Discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring, writing and reviewing a report, and translating and communicating the findings to decision makers and the public. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decision-making.
This volume includes an introduction to EIA, and explains its process, methods, and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring. The authors also explore the writing and reviewing of an EIA report and the process of translating and communicating the findings of an EIA study to decision makers and the public. The book also examines emerging trends in EIA and concludes with a number of illustrative case studies.

Brookings Institution Press

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decisionmaking. Conceived in the 1970s after the United Nations Conference on the Environment in Stockholm, EIA assists policymakers and the general public in identifying, predicting, and evaluating the environmental impacts and consequences of proposed development projects, plans, and policies. The outcome of an EIA study helps to decide whether a given project should be implemented and what form it should take.The book includes an introduction to EIA and sections on its process, methods, and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring. The book also reviews the process of translating and communicating the findings of an EIA study to decisionmakers and the public, and outlines the writing and reviewing of an EIA report. It examines emerging trends in EIA and concludes with a number of illustrative case studies.



Brooking
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decisionmaking. Conceived in the 1970s after the United Nations Conference on the Environment in Stockholm, EIA assists policymakers and the general public in identifying, predicting, and evaluating the environmental impacts and consequences of proposed development projects, plans, and policies. The outcome of an EIA study helps to decide whether a given project should be implemented and what form it should take.The book includes an introduction to EIA and sections on its process, methods, and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring. The book also reviews the process of translating and communicating the findings of an EIA study to decisionmakers and the public, and outlines the writing and reviewing of an EIA report. It examines emerging trends in EIA and concludes with a number of illustrative case studies.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decisionmaking. This book includes an introduction to EIA and sections on its process, methods, and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for their constant monitoring.

Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780585340326
0585340323
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 364 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Biswas, Asit K.

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