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close this bookConducting Environmental Impact Assessment in Developing Countries (United Nations University, 1999, 375 p.)
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
View the document7.3.1.4 Target groups
View the document7.3.1.5 Effective communication
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7.3.1.2 Policy of the executing agency

Public attitudes about the executing agency can influence the acceptance of the proposed project. Care should be exercised in order to enhance public confidence. Policies concerning the time when the public will be involved and what decision-making power the public will have should be addressed and formalized.