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close this bookConducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries (United Nations University, 1999, 375 p.)
close this folder3. EIA process
close this folder3.2 Principles in managing EIA
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View the document3.2.1 Principle 1: Focus on the main issues
View the document3.2.2 Principle 2: Involve the appropriate persons and groups
View the document3.2.3 Principle 3: Link information to decisions about the project
View the document3.2.4 Principle 4: Present clear options for the mitigation of impacts and for sound environmental management
View the document3.2.5 Principle 5: Provide information in a form useful to the decision makers

(introduction...)

Important principles in managing an EIA may be summarized as:

1. focus on the main issues;
2. involve the appropriate persons and groups;
3. link information to decisions about the project;
4. present clear options for the mitigation of impacts and for sound environmental management;
5. provide information in a form useful to the decision makers.