Environment and development

Strategic Environmental Assessment in Development Practice: Review of Recent Experience

 

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ISBN : 9789264166745 (PDF) ; 9789264166738 (print)

Publication date: 14 Feb 2012

 

“Strategic Environmental Assessment in Development Practice: Review of Recent Experience” showcases on-ground experience of applying Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in developing country context. It presents key findings from applications of SEA in nice countries:  Vietnam, Bhutan, Namibia, Mauritius, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Honduras, and Montenegro. Based on these case studies, the report suggests six recommendations to improve SEA practice in developing countries.

SEA is known as a key policy instrument to mainstream environmental and social considerations into various policy-making processes. It is a set of analysis and consultation to identify potential environmental and social impacts of policies, plans and programmes being considered. By revealing such potential impacts, SEA prevents irreversible decisions with unexpected outcomes.

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Introduction
Chapter 1. SEA in developing countries: Uptake and development
Chapter 2. Vietnam: Strategic Environmental Assessment on the Quang Nam Hydropower Plan
Chapter 3. Bhutan: Strategic Environmental Assessment and environmental mainstreaming
Chapter 4. Namibia: Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Millennium Challenge Programme
Chapter 5. Mauritius: Strategic Environmental Assessment on the sugar cane sector
Chapter 6. Benin: Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy
Chapter 7. Ghana: Strategic Environmental Assessment and its evolution
Chapter 8. Sierra Leone: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment of the mining sector
Chapter 9. Honduras: Strategic Environmental Assessment on Municipal Development Plans
Chapter 10. Montenegro: Strategic Environmental Assessment on the National Spatial Plan
Conclusion
Bibliography
Annex A. Capacity development for Strategic Environmental Assessment

 

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