The EIA Procedure and Environmental Quality Guidelines

Gov’t approves environmental impact rules for investments

Date of Release: 
Jan 18 2016

Comprehensive government standards for assessing the environmental and social impacts of investment projects in Myanmar were issued last week, with the cooperation of the World Bank (WB).

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

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