Safeguard Implementation: How Can We Make It More Meaningful?

Published By: Asian Development Bank | Published Date: July, 01 , 2015

The report presents the (i) safeguard systems of Bhutan, India and Nepal; (ii) differences in national safeguard laws and institutional processes with the Asian Development Bank’s safeguards policy; (iii) issues with safeguard design, implementation, and monitoring at the project level; (iv) effectiveness of safeguard training; and (v) capacity needs of project staff, government agencies, consultants, nongovernment organizations, contractors, and local communities involved with infrastructure projects. A review of the comparative analysis of case studies and the institutional capacity assessment, isolates the environmental and social safeguard shortcomings, and proposes long- and short-term remedies to these shortcomings.

Author(s): Asian Development Bank Institute | Posted on: Jul 13, 2015 | Views() | Download (162)

Member comments


No Comments yet! Be first one to initiate it!

For permission to reproduce this paper in any way, please contact the parent institution.
Creative Commons License