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close this bookConducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries (UNU, 1999, 375 pages)
close this folder7. EIA communication
close this folder7.3 Communication to the public
close this folder7.3.1 Factors that may result in effective public participation
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View the document7.3.1.1 Preplanning
View the document7.3.1.2 Policy of the executing agency
View the document7.3.1.3 Resources
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View the document7.3.1.5 Effective communication
View the document7.3.1.6 Techniques
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7.3.1.4 Target groups

Identification of appropriate target groups is a critical element of successful public participation. These target groups include:

· related agencies responsible for approval of certain activities of the project;
· financing agency;
· public interest groups, for example, sociologists, environmentalists, technologists, etc.
· others, for example, teachers, religious leaders, etc.