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Environmental assessment in Ghana

Environmental assessment in Ghana

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Published by The Agency in [Accra] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEnvironmental Protection Agency.
ContributionsGhana. Environmental Protection Agency.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2000/00664 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 89 p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL146584M
LC Control Number99893670

Environmental Health and Sanitation Directorate - Ghana, Accra, Ghana. 1, likes. We provide policy and strategic directions for managing Ghana's environmental sanitation affairsFollowers: K. Environmental Impact Assessment study forthe stone crushing project on the environment during the site preparation and operation phase. 8 The specific objectives of the study are the following: • To detect the effects of the project on the neighbouring environment such as the water bodies, the soil, he people, the infrastructure, the fauna File Size: KB.


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[35]. - TOPIC: An Assessment Of An Environmental Problem In Ghana AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS BASED ON ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMIC PRINCIPLE. Further information is given in Department of Environment circular 15/8 and in the Department's booklet "Environmental Assessment "A guide to the Environmental assessment in Ghana book (HMSO November ).

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