Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Planning for Change: Initiative for Sustainable Development in Africa


With funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation, eleven African and five international consulting anthropologists will analyze the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process in East Africa through four topics: (1) the ethnographic process, (2) economic and political pressures, (3) communicating LID community concerns, and (4) ensuring project benefits to LID communities while protecting sensitive information.