FAO INVESTMENT CENTRE
Environmental Impact Guidelines
November 1999 • Number 1
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS ANALYZE and evaluate potential environmental impacts of proposed projects, programmes and/or policies. They facilitate the improved planning, design and implementation of projects by providing for the systematic collection, analysis and transfer of relevant environmental information to decision-makers.
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