Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Course

Course Objectives

  • The general objective of this training course is to develop the participant’s skills in implementation of the EIA process in support of country’s sustainability objectives.
  • Developing in participants an understanding of the need for environmental impact assessment and the principle and methods of EIA, with particular emphasis on development project.
  • Developing participants’ skills in evaluating environmental assessment.

Course Outline

  • Background (Purpose and Aims of EIA)
  • Law, Policy and Institutional Arrangements (EIA Policy and Legislation)
  • Public Involvement
  • Stakeholders Involvement 
  • Screening
  • Scoping (Approaches and Methods)
  • Alternatives and Tiering
  • Impact Analysis and Prediction
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Mitigation and Impact Management
  • Link between EIA Process and Mitigation
  • What is an EIA Report?
  • Typical Elements of an EIA Report
  • Role and Purpose of the EIA Review Process
  • Main Steps in the EIA Review
  • Procedures for Evaluating EIA Reports
  • Role of the Decision Makers
  • EIA as Part of the Decision Making Process
  • Implementation and Follow-up
  • Monitoring
  • Evaluation of EIA Effectiveness and Performance


  • Theoretical
  • Classroom Activities

Duration : 5 Days.

No. of Trainees : Min. 15 Trainees.

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