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ANU Programs & Majors

Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit

Description of the Program

As part of our mandate to build national and international capacities for sustainable environmental management, the department of Environment and Natural Resource Management at Africa Nazarene University initiated training course in Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit as per NEMA 2003 Curriculum and the environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit Regulations 2003.

The course is based on UNEP’s and UNIDO’s approaches and is mounted in collaboration with national institutions and experts. The University also liaises with NEMA institute, UNEP, KWS, ICIPE and local universities that are involved in environmental issues. The courses focus on trainers, practitioners, managers, decision-makers and environmental regulators. The course is offered at ANU Nairobi Campus.

Units Offered

EIA outlines

  • Introduction and overview of EIA
  • Law policies and Institutional arrangements for EIA systems
  • Consultation and public participation
  • Screening
  • Scoping
  • Impact analysis
  • Mitigation and management
  • Reporting
  • Review of EIA quality
  • Decision making
  • Risk assessment
  • Environmental valuation
  • Environment, Health and safety systems and EIA
  • Implementation and follow-ups
  • EIA project management
  • Social Impact assessment
  • Strategic Environmental assessment
  • Future directions
  • EIA Case study and site visits

Environmental Audit outlines

  • Introduction to environmental audit
  • Roles and types of Environmental Audit
  • Laws, Policy and institutional management for EA Systems
  • Environmental Auditing 1: Methodological approach
  • Integration Environmental Auditing and Energy Efficiency
  • Developing Technological, Environmental and social Management Plan
  • Environmental Audit Report Writing
  • Environmental Audit Project Management
  • Review of Environmental Audit Reports
  • Environmental Health, Safety Systems and Environmental Audit
  • Quality Management Systems and Agreements and Environmental Audit
  • Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Environmental audit
  • Incentives and Disincentives for Environmental Management
  • Case studies and In-plant Assessments.

Admission Requirements

Minimum bachelor’s degree in any field of specialization


School of Science and Technology


Blended Learning



ANU Main Campus


January, May, September