By World Bank, The University of Gothenburg, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment
This e-book offers the findings and proposals of the review of the area Bank's Strategic Environmental overview (SEA) Pilot software. It indicates that SEA can give a contribution to enhancing improvement coverage and region reform via calling cognizance to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, bettering coverage capacities, and bettering social responsibility. It additionally offers suggestions for project SEA in coverage and zone reform. even though it recognizes the necessity for tailoring SEA to the context of particular sectors and international locations, the ebook discusses in detail—and illustrates with examples—the analytical paintings and participatory tactics required for potent SEA on the coverage point. It means that the time is ripe for scaling up SEA in improvement coverage and region reform and recommends the institution of an international alliance on environmental and weather switch mainstreaming to aid constructing international locations’ efforts for attaining sustainable improvement. The ebook concludes by way of arguing that SEA utilized to quarter reform and improvement coverage is a severe step for those efforts to achieve success. This identify responds to call for for SEA techniques on the coverage point from policymakers, improvement and environmental experts of bilateral and multilateral associations, and environmental overview experts. This ebook is the results of joint paintings by way of the atmosphere division of the realm financial institution, the Environmental Economics Unit on the division of Economics of the collage of Gothenburg (EEU), the Swedish EIA Centre on the Swedish collage of Agricultural Sciences, and the Netherlands fee for Environmental overview (NCEA.) according to the Paris announcement on reduction Effectiveness, the e-book additionally contributes to harmonization of SEA methods by way of the donor neighborhood that's led through the ocean activity staff of the OECD improvement counsel Committee.