Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures Workshop

Yangon, Myanmar 26th July 2013

In continuation of the Core Environment Program’s support to strengthening Myanmar’s environmental safeguards system, a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedures was held in Yangon on 26 July 2013.

The workshop brought together 150 delegates from the private and public sectors, nongovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, and local EIA consultants to meet, discuss, and provide insights on the new draft EIA procedures prepared by the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF).

CEP support to MOECAF and other sector ministries aims to establish a robust environmental safeguards framework and systems, comprising EIA procedures and technical guidelines, national environmental quality standards, and complemented by capacity building support.

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The 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures

15th January 2014
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In continuation of CEP support to strengthen Myanmar’s environmental safeguards system, a 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedures was held in Yangon on 6 January 2014.

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Myanmar Environmental Safeguards Knowledge Sharing Workshop

29 to 30 November 2012
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Background

If current reforms in Myanmar continue, ADB estimates the country’s economy could expand by 7-8% per year. While this will greatly assist poverty reduction efforts, a major challenge for the country will be balancing economic growth with environmental sustainability – particularly as growth will be largely supported by the country’s rich endowment of natural resources.

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