Policies and Measures to Mitigate Potential Environmental Impacts of Cross Border Infrastructure Projects in Asia

Published By: ADBI on eSS | Published Date: January, 27 , 2011

While bringing positive impacts and benefits, cross-border infrastructure projects face additional challenges relative to national projects. Moreover, such projects involve a variety of technical, regulatory, institutional, and legal factors, and their obstacles constrain the development of cross-border infrastructure projects. This paper argues that proper technical specifications and well-functioning regulatory, institutional and legislative/legal frameworks with clearer lines of oversight are crucial to getting such projects off the ground in the first place and to ensure that they operate properly and reliably while minimizing their environmental impacts. [ADBI Working Paper No. 261] URL: [http://www.adbi.org/files/2011.01.11.wp261.environmental.impacts.cross.border.infrastructure.asia.pdf]

Author(s): ZhongXiang Zhang | Posted on: Jun 27, 2011 | Views(672) | Download (63)

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