Benin’s Council of Ministers accepts new Environmental Assessment Decree

june 2015 - benin2bOn 24 May 2015, the Council of Ministers of Benin has accepted a proposal for a new Decree on Environmental Assessment. The proposal offers a coherent framework for different types of environmental assessment: environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA), strategic environmental assessment (SEA), environmental auditing and public hearings. The proposal has been developed with assistance of the NCEA.

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