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Honduras - Environmental Development Project (English)

The Environmental Development Project will: (a) strengthen the capacity of government agencies in environmental and natural resource planning; policy, legal and regulatory framework development; interagency and intersector coordination; environmental monitoring; and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations; (b) assist the Ministry of the Environment (SEDA) and relevant sector agencies in the strengthening and implementation of a national system of environmental impact assessment; to develop the methodologies for the preparation and processing of environmental impact assessments and environmental audits in high priority sectors; and to engage nongovernmental organizations, communities and the private sector in the environmental assessment review process; and (c) develop the environmental management capacity of selected municipalities in a manner that will increase the involvement of grassroots organizations and individuals in the environmental affairs of their communities; and to finance, on a pilot basis, environmental projects at the municipal and community levels, and by small and micro-enterprises, through the Honduran Social Investment Fund.


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    Latin America & Caribbean,

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    Honduras - Environmental Development Project

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    land use planning;environment and development;natural resource base;legal and regulatory framework;development strategy and policy;high population growth rate;sustainable use of forest;quality of water supply;quality of urban life;annual per capita income;preservation of natural resource;Management of Natural Resources;monitoring and evaluation system;conservation of natural resources;monitoring and evaluation tool;access to potable water;sustainable management of forest;loss of biodiversity;environmental planning;law and regulation;geographic information system;



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Honduras - Environmental Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.