ToT on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
Four Auditors from the RAA are currently being trained as trainers on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) at Asian Institute of Technology in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The training course covers ESIA in a project cycle of ADB & WB; Principles of ESIA; ADB & WB ESIA requirements; Screening & Scoping; Impact Analysis; Evaluating Impact Significance; Social Impacts; Mitigation & Impact Management; Public involvement, consultation and disclosure in ESIA; Quality controls in ESIA; Roles of Project Management Units (PMUs) and their relationship with stake holders.
Upon completion of the ToT, the auditors will develop course materials and train other auditors on the ESIA. The five days training from 26 November to 2 December is funded by the Austrian Development Agency.