This section provides information on the EIA systems in about 30 countries and in some of the major development banks. In most cases the information is organized as follows:
* key contact point (normally the government Website for that country or organisation); * EIA regulations and guidance in that country; * Stages in the EIA process required or typically carried out; * Case studies of EIA in that country; * Evaluation of the EIA system; and further reading.
Much of the information was compiled by students at Oxford Brookes University and at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.
The following countries have some experience with EIA and/or EIA guidance or regulations:
The following countries and banks are starting to incorporate EIA procedures but are not far enough along yet to warrant a full description: