As part of our celebration of 80 years of Public Administration, we will be sharing Research Summaries each month highlighting some of SPPA’s broad-ranging research. Here is this month’s Research Summary:

How effective are environmental impact assessment processes in the Global South? Pedro Bigolin Neto and SPPA Associate Professor Alexandra Mallett explore this question through a case study in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Full paper can be found here:

Public participation in environmental impact assessment processes through various channels – Can you listen to us now? Lessons from a Brazilian mining case, Pedro Bigolin Neto, Alexandra Mallett, The Extractive Industries and Society, Vol 13, 2023;