Public consultation is very important process of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) process. It is intended to ascertain the views of ‘local affected persons’ and ‘others with a plausible stake in the environmental aspects of the project’ on the environmental impacts of a proposed project.
Environics Trust and Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) published a report “Making our Voices Matter – A Guide to Environmental Public Hearings” in 2011. This publication was with the financial support of the Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund (CEPF)
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