Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries is a valuable reference book for practitioners and researchers conducting research in and developing studies on environmental science and management and environmental and social impact assessment. The book’s authors have developed and tested a new framework to evaluate environmental impact assessment (EIA) systems that may be adopted by most developing countries with EIA experience. Application of this framework will help determine if the EIA is achieving its intended goal of sustainable development in these countries. It also explains the reasons behind the strengths and weaknesses from which the development practitioners and international development partners can take lessons. This book will help the reader answer such questions as "What are the best forms of public participation?" and "How do we measure contributions to EIA procedure?" since it is based on direct experiences from a developing country that is struggling with many of these issues. Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries provides further understanding of appropriate tools to evaluate environmental and social impacts of development initiatives especially in developing countries. Demonstrates the development of an integrated holistic method that presents new research in the field Offers a thorough analytical assessment of an EIA system in a developing country Presents valuable insights into how developing countries are coping with the new phenomenon of public participation and involvement in environmental decision making and what methods and techniques have been successful Includes a chapter on social impact assessment in developing countries with special focus on Bangladesh, providing valuable information applicable to developing countries

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  • Author : Salim Momtaz
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 0124080707
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Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries
  • Author : Salim Momtaz,S. M. Zobaidul Kabir
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 05 April 2013
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Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries is a valuable reference book for practitioners and researchers conducting research in and developing studies on environmental science and management and environmental and social impact assessment. The book’s authors have developed and tested a new framework to evaluate environmental impact assessment (EIA) systems that may be adopted by most developing countries with EIA experience. Application of this framework will help determine if the EIA is achieving its intended goal of

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries

Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries
  • Author : Salim Momtaz,Zobaidul Kabir
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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Evaluating Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Developing Countries, Second Edition, outlines an evaluation framework that supports environmental professionals, researchers and academics in evaluating the effectiveness of impact assessment within limited budgets, promotes standardization across the field, and helps determine if Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is achieving its intended goal of sustainable development. Using Bangladesh as a case study, the book discusses key processes, highlights the need for an integrated, holistic approach, outlines the current institutional framework, and discusses environmental

Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries

Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries
  • Author : Asit K. Biswas,S. B. C. Agarwal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries is based on selected papers presented at the 1991 International Conference on Environment Impact Assessment, held at New Delhi, India. This work is organized into four parts encompassing 18 chapters. Part I provides an overview and general considerations of balance environmental impact assessment (EIA), with particular emphasis in the developing countries in Asia. Part II highlights various EIA performed in different industry, including chemical plants, coal mining, thermal and power plant, and solid waste disposal. This

Impact Evaluation in Practice, Second Edition

Impact Evaluation in Practice, Second Edition
  • Author : Paul J. Gertler,Sebastian Martinez,Patrick Premand,Laura B. Rawlings,Christel M. J. Vermeersch
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 12 September 2016
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The second edition of the Impact Evaluation in Practice handbook is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to impact evaluation for policy makers and development practitioners. First published in 2011, it has been used widely across the development and academic communities. The book incorporates real-world examples to present practical guidelines for designing and implementing impact evaluations. Readers will gain an understanding of impact evaluations and the best ways to use them to design evidence-based policies and programs. The updated version covers the

Environmental Assessment in Developing and Transitional Countries

Environmental Assessment in Developing and Transitional Countries
  • Author : Norman Lee,Clive George
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 June 2013
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Since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992,there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use ofEnvironmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countriesand countries in transition (low and middle income countries).However, few existing texts in environmental assessment ordevelopment studies have reflected this trend sufficiently, untilthis publication. Divided into two main parts: * EA Principles, Processes and Practice. * Country and Institutional Studies of EA Procedures and Practice. This book explains the essentials of environmental impactassociation

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Author : Christopher J. Barrow
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 May 1997
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Contains approximately 30 representative and exciting articles by leading academics in the field on the nature of contemporary developmental issues. Using the 'development debate' as its organizing theme, this accessible work discusses such topics as theories and models of development, survival strategies and the weapons of the weak and new directions including democratization, environmental sustainability and citizenship.

DAC Guidelines and Reference Series Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment Good Practice Guidance for Development Co-operation

DAC Guidelines and Reference Series Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment Good Practice Guidance for Development Co-operation
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 10 November 2006
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This Guidance volume explains the benefits of using SEA in development co-operation and sets out key steps for its application based on recent experiences.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Author : Frank Vanclay,Daniel A. Bronstein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Son Limited
  • Release : 05 December 1995
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Reporting on recent developments in the field of impact assessment, this volume critically analyzes such key areas of assessment as technology, demography, economy, risk, ecology, health, development and climate. Each area is related back to impact assessment as an overall process.

Environmental Evaluation and Global Development Institutions

Environmental Evaluation and Global Development Institutions
  • Author : Geeta Batra,Juha I. Uitto,Osvaldo N. Feinstein
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 October 2021
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Evaluation is increasingly important for finding sustainable solutions for the people and the planet, based on a systematic analysis of what works, for whom, and under what circumstances, and to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, as they pertain to the environment. This book explores why the Global Environment Facility (GEF) invests in evaluation for accountability and learning to inform its decision-making on programming priorities, and how this leads to wiser funding decisions and better program performance

Climate Change and Public Health

Climate Change and Public Health
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : OUP Us
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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Climate change is causing, and will increasingly cause, a wide range of adverse health effects, including heat-related disorders, infectious diseases, respiratory and allergic disorders, malnutrition, mental health problems, and violence. The scientific bases for the associations between climate change and health problems are evolving as are the strategies for adapting to climate change and mitigating the greenhouse gases, which are its primary cause. Orchestrating and coordinating contributions from more than 75 selected public health specialists and environmental scientists, the editors have

Sustainable Neighbourhoods in Australia

Sustainable Neighbourhoods in Australia
  • Author : Raymond Charles Rauscher,Salim Momtaz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 21 April 2015
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This book examines the planning and implementation of policies to create sustainable neighborhoods, using as a case study the City of Sydney. The authors ask whether many past planning and development practices were appropriate to the ways that communities then functioned, and what lessons we have learned. The aim is to illustrate the many variations within a city and from neighborhood to neighborhood regarding renewal (rehabilitation), redevelopment (replacement) and new development. Case study examples of nine City of Sydney neighborhoods

Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh

Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh
  • Author : Salim Momtaz,Masud Shameem
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 September 2015
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Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and Adaptation in Coastal Regions provides a conceptual and empirical framework for understanding the vulnerability of coastal communities in Bangladesh to multiple stressors and presents the process by which rural households adapt their livelihoods. The livelihoods of the poor people in many developing countries are disproportionately vulnerable to multiple shocks and stresses. The effects of climate change interacting with these livelihood disturbances further amplify human vulnerability. Future climate change is likely to aggravate this

Cities in Global Transition

Cities in Global Transition
  • Author : Raymond Charles Rauscher,Salim Momtaz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 October 2016
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This book examines the planning of cities in global transition, looking at Australia’s Greater Sydney as a case example. The focus is on metropolitan districts (groups of municipalities) within the Greater Sydney region. The subjects of global transition and sustainable urban planning (SUP) are introduced in Chapter 1. How Greater Sydney approaches planning of its region and its districts is then outlined in Chapter 2. In this chapter, three case study districts are selected for critiquing planning in the face of

The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability

The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability
  • Author : Volker Mauerhofer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 May 2021
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This book explores how public and private actors can interrelate to achieve also by means of law a sustainable development which is beneficial for the environment, society and the economy. The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability assesses the structure, functions and perspectives of law in the wider governance frameworks of sustainable development. It provides latest and in-depth insights from each of the three dimensions of sustainable development and the relations among them. Latest political developments on global and regional