Health impact assessment for promoting sustainable development: the HIA4SD project

Winkler, M. and Adongo, P. B. and Binka, F. and Brugger, F. and Diagbouga, S. and Macete, E. and Munguambe, K. and Okumu, F.. (2020) Health impact assessment for promoting sustainable development: the HIA4SD project. Impact assessment and project appraisal, 38 (3). pp. 225-232.

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Health is central to sustainable development, and thus a cross-cutting issue of the SustainableDevelopment Goal (SDG) 2030 agenda. Natural resource extraction projects in Africa haveconsiderable potential to impact on health-related targets of the SDGs. This paper introducesthe rationale and organization of the HIA4SD Project; a 6-year research for development (r4d)project that aims to inform and facilitate a policy dialogue at the national and internationallevel on whether current regulatory approaches to impact assessment in Africa promotesustainable development, placing emphasis on SDG3Good Health and Well-being. TheHIA4SD Project has a focus on large-scale natural resource extraction projects and is imple-mented in four African countries, namely Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Urban Public Health > Health Impact Assessment (Winkler)
UniBasel Contributors:Winkler, Mirko
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Further Journal Contribution
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