SEEAC - Changes in Central Africa's environmental impact assessment systems: The role of national professional associations

 

... the analysis and conclusions of this collective work, the projects that went into its development, are all possible meeting points between SEEAC and all other stakeholders in sustainable development, hence the need to pool resources to promote Environmental Assessment, both at national and sub -regional level...

 

The Document is available under the following link: Changes in Central Africa's environmental impact assessment systems:The role of national professional associations

 


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Foreword

Pooling efforts to promote environmental assessment in Central Africa.

Environmental assessment may be defined as the set of processes aimed at integrating aspects of the natural and human environment into decision-making on the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of interventions with a view to achieving balanced and sustainable development. The best known form of environmental assessment in Central Africa is the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) which applies to projects under appraisal. It increasingly entails the use of environmental audits for ongoing projects and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) which cover policies, plans or programs.

 

 

The Document is available under the following link: Changes in Central Africa's environmental impact assessment systems:The role of national professional associations

 

 

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