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close this bookConducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries (United Nations University, 1999, 375 p.)
close this folder3. EIA process
View the document3.1 Introduction
Open this folder and view contents3.2 Principles in managing EIA
View the document3.3 Framework of environmental impacts
Open this folder and view contents3.4 EIA process in tiers
View the document3.5 Resources needed for an EIA
Open this folder and view contents3.6 Some illustrations of EIA processes in various countries
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3.1 Introduction

The structure of an EIA process as it is practiced today has evolved from and is dictated primarily by the need to accommodate all the key issues discussed in the preceding chapters. Prior to describing the process of EIA, however, it is necessary to understand the basic principles in the management of EIA that ensure its effectiveness.