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  • develop environmentally sustainable, economically viable and socially acceptable
  • Accountability= responsible
  • Consultation = Gude
  • Reputation= fame
  • Harmonization= sangati(H)

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  • 1. Jitendra Kumar MFK- 1109 Jr. M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Resource Management) College of Fisheries Mangalore jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 2. CONTENTS INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION TO IEM HISTORY OF IEM THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OFIEM WHY IEM INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ISSUES ISSUES TO COVER ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES REFERENCE jitenderanduat@gmail.com
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  • 4. Definition of IEM according to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, (1998) A philosophy which prescribes a code of practice for ensuring that environmental considerations are fully integrated into all stages of the development process in order to achieve a desirable balance between conservation and development. jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 5. Integrated Environmental Management (IEM) is designed to ensure that the environmental consequences of development proposals are understood and adequately considered in the planning process. Develop environmentally sustainable, economically viable and socially acceptable jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 6. vision • The vision for IEM, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, (1998), is to lay the foundation for environmentally sustainable development based on integrated and holistic environmental management practices and processes. jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 7. HISTORY OF IEM The Council for the Environment proposed the concept of Integrated Environmental Management (IEM) to the Minister of Environmental Affairs during 1989 in the form of a document called Integrated Environmental Management. jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 8. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF IEM The basic principles underpinning IEM are that there be: i) Informed decision-making; ii) Accountability for information on which decisions are taken; iii) Accountability for decisions taken; iv) A broad meaning given to the term environment (i.e. one that includes physical, biological, social, economic, cultural, historical and political components); jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 9. v) An open, participatory approach in the planning of proposals; vi) Consultation with interested and affected parties; vii) Due consideration of alternative options; viii) An attempt to mitigate negative impacts and enhance positive aspects of proposals; jitenderanduat@gmail.com
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  • 11. WHY (IEM) • – Improved cost-effectiveness of different policy measures, • – Improved fame and "competitiveness" of the city (local authority), • – Enhanced environmental awareness of citizens, local authority staff and stakeholders, jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 12. • – Enhanced partnership and communication between the citizens and the leaders of the city, creating networks, • – Cost savings through reduced resources and utilities, improving economic competitiveness through cutting costs, • – Contribute to national and European objectives on the Environment jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 13. ISSUES TO COVER • - Improving water quality • - Improving waste management • - Increasing energy efficiency and use of renewable energy • - Reducing greenhouse gas emissions • - Improving outdoor air quality • - Improving urban transport jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 14. • - Preventing and reducing noise and protecting quiet areas • - Better local governance • - Better land use and planning • - Increasing biodiversity and green space • - Reducing environmental risks jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 15. ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES • • • • • • • Legislation Own Activities / Infrastructure Support Services Conservation Public Participation Education and Training Implementation Programmes jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 16. Community Based Planning & Management Programme (CBPP) This programme will aim to promote and co-ordinate structured community ownership of their environmental resources jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 17. Public Awareness and Training Programme (PATP) This programme will aim to create awareness amongst the general public regarding various environmental issues as well as ensure training for both the community jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 18. Management Programme (MANP) This programme will aim to constantly manage and control environmental impacts through strategic studies and action frameworks as well as procedural development jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 19. Standards and Guidelines Programme (STGP) This programme will aim to provide standards, guidelines and /or manuals for any procedural activities to address the environmental issues jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 20. • Organizational structuring Programme (ORGP) • Law enforcement Programme (LAWP) • Equipment and technology programme (EQPP) • Conservation Programme (CONP) • Rehabilitation Programme (RHBP) jitenderanduat@gmail.com
  • 21. REFERENCE • MLM Integrated Environmental Plan – Draft Report August 2004 • http://www.nwpg.gov.za/soer/FullReport/enviromental%20management.html • http://www.umgeni.co.za/sustainable_development/e.asp • http://www.enviropaedia.com/topic/default.php?topic_id=141 • http://www.ricoh.com/environment/management/outline.html • http://ec.europa.eu/environment/urban/home_en.htm • Integrated Environmental Management, Guidance in relation to the Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment, European Communities, 2007 jitenderanduat@gmail.com
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