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close this bookEnvironmental Handbook Volume I: Introduction, Cross-sectoral Planning, Infrastructure (GTZ, 1995, 591 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folderGuidelines for conducting a comprehensive study of a project's environmental aspects
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View the document1. Definition of the area(s) affected
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close this folderCross-sectoral planning
close this folder1. Spatial and regional planning
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close this folder2. Planning of locations for trade and industry
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close this folder3. Overall energy planning
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close this folder4. Water framework planning
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close this folder5. Transport and traffic planning
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close this folder6. Tourism
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close this folder7. Analysis, diagnosis, testing
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close this folderInfrastructure
close this folder8. Provision and rehabilitation of housing
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close this folder9. Public facilities - schools, health care, hospitals -
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close this folder10. Urban water supply
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close this folder11. Rural water supply
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close this folder12. Wastewater disposal
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close this folder13. Solid waste disposal
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close this folder16. Road building and maintenance, building of rural roads
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close this folder17. Road traffic
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close this folder18. Railways and railway operation
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close this folder19. Airports
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close this folder20. River and canal engineering
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close this folder21. Rural hydraulic engineering
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close this folder22. Large-scale hydraulic engineering
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close this folder23. Inland ports
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close this folder24. Shipping on inland waterways
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close this folder25. Ports and harbours, port construction and operations
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Documentation on monitoring and evaluating environmental impacts

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Bundesministerium ftschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ)


Wide-ranging and indepth specialized knowledge is needed in order to professionally evaluate the environmental relevance of a project or individual technical plans in the scope of cooperation activities, for example plans for locating industrial sites. The sixty environmental briefs in Volumes I and II provide an overview of potential environmental impacts and known environmental protection measures, they are a working aid when preparing and reviewing a project's environmental aspects and can be used during the planning phase, and also for the final evaluation. The areas covered : cross-sectoral planning, infrastructure, agriculture, mining and energy, trade and industry, are pertinent to all cooperation activities and planning work. Volume III gives an overview of the many environmental parameters and standards applicable in different countries, and facilitates the evaluation of individual environmental impacts. The handbook has been compiled in close cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fhnische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) and the Kreditanstalt fderaufbau (KfW).