Environmental Quality Guidelines in Myanmar

New EIA Requirements to Help Safeguard Myanmar's Environment

Date of Release: 
Jan 14 2016

The FINANCIAL - The Government of Myanmar on January 14 announced new requirements, developed with assistance from Asian Development Bank (ADB), for assessing the environmental and social impacts of investment projects.

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedure – signed off by Cabinet in November – specifies the type and scope of environmental assessments required for all investment projects that could cause environmental and social harm.

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