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Urban Environmental Management

Environmental Impact Assessment




Why EIAs?

EIAs have two roles - legal and educational.

The legal one is quite straight forward: to ensure that development projects such as a housing estate, a road/bridge or some such construction project has a minimal impact on the environment in its entire 'lifecycle'

The educational one is equally important and probably a forerunner to the legal role - to educate everyone one involved - professionals and users included, of the potential environmental impacts of anything we do.

Different Type of Impact Assessments
  • Climate Impact Assessment
  • Demographic Impact Assessment
  • Development Impact Assessment
  • Ecological Impact Assessment
  • Economic and Fiscal Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Management Sysytems
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Project Evaluation
  • Public Consultation
  • Public Participation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Strategic Impact Assessment
  • Technology Assessment
- The IAIA Brochure
FEATURE: Life Cycle Assessment
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