Introduction

Environmental management in general and particularly the environmental assessment are regulated in the Congo through the following: the Constitution of January the 20th, 2002; the Law No. 003/91 of 23rd of April 1991 on the protection of the environment; the Decree 2009-415 of the 20st November 2009 which lays down the scope, content and procedures of the study and the environmental and social impact notice; specific laws and regulations in various development sectors (forestry, mining, water , energy, urban planning etc) and conventions, international agreements and treaties.

One of the peculiarities of Decree 2009/415 is that it includes plans and programs in the project definition. Strategic environmental assessment is therefore identical to environmental and social impact assessment.


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Seminar ESIA for infrastucture, Central Africa

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Seminar ESIA for infrastucture, Central Africa

Congo-Brazzaville, 13-16 Nov. 2018 - Participants from Congo, Cameroon, DRC and CAR discussed enthusiastically possibilities, cases and lessons learnt…