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Short Training Course in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Big Dams

Short Training Course in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Big Dams

UNESCO Chair in Water Resources held a short training course in EnvironmentalImpact Assessment (EIA) of big dams

Dates: 3rd to 6th April 2017
Venue: Merowe Hydropower Station
Instructor: Dr. Babiker Ibrahim Abdallah


Fifteen trainees from various departments participated in the training course at Merorwe Hydropower Station. The course covered various aspects related to environmental impact assessment of large dams such as:
1- The EIA Jargon!
2- EIA definition and philosophy
3- EIA Legislation in general and in Sudan
4- EIA methodology , screening, scoping for big dams
5- EIA impact assessment tools and techniques
6- Mitigations of big dams impacts
7- Environmental management plan