Information for 7789IIED
Environmental Impact Assessment and Stakeholder Involvement
Issue paper, 12 pages
The paper provides a brief synthesis of key issues relating to stakeholder involvement in EIA. It discusses the different types of stakeholder groups who should be considered during the EIA process, outlines the benefits that stakeholder involvement can bring, but also its costs and constraints. The paper concludes with a brief review of the quality and scope of guidance provided to practitioners and decision-makers in existing guideline literature.