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Course Contents

1. Introduction: Theory and Practice of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) 2. Scope and meaning of EIA – Evolution of (EIA) and Environmental Impact statement (EIS). 3. Environmental Impact of human activities. Role of EIA & EIS in forward Planning and Sustainable Development. 4. Steps and Procedure of Environmental Impact assessment: • The systematic identification and evaluation of the potential effects on the physical, biological, cultural, and socioeconomic components of the environment of proposed actions—projects, plans, programs, legislation. 5. Methods of Environmental Impact assessment • Manuals and Models  Check Lists, Environmental, Evaluation systems (EES), Matrices, Networks, overlays, Environmental Indices, and cost-benefit analysis. 6. Environmental Impact Assessment in Planning Practice: Pakistan’s perspective 7. Environmental Law (both International and National)

Course Synopsis

The objective of this course is to provide a working knowledge of current environmental, social, and economic impacts and methods relating to EIA, and consider in detail how these impacts can be quantified and analyzed. The course provides an overview of the legislative framework of EIA and explains the EIA process, providing examples of techniques used in impact assessment relating to topics including soils, ecology, and landscape.

Course Learning Outcomes

• Gain an understanding of the role of EIA in decision making • Gain an overview of the legislative framework for EIA, with a focus on its application in Pakistan. • Have knowledge of the EIA process and stages, and how it is applied to specific topic areas, such as landscape and visual impact assessment, ecology, soils, and climate change, including its application.

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