African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6785

Article in Press

Public Information and Consultation regarding Water Framework Directive

Yatham V Krishna Reddy

  •  Received: 22 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 21 November 2015
Public information and consultation are very important because it can give a further overview of the water developing tendency, and provide criteria’s for evaluating the water status, even to ensure that the involvement of general public is always reported before adopting the final decision. Everyone has the right to express his/her opinion on water issues and get involved in the process of decision making and effective public participation should consists of information supply, consultation and active involvement with periods. Also, the group's opinion about the usefulness and importance of the referred article of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) is deployed, by evaluating several examples of real time conditions and projects.

Keywords: Consultation, European Union Water Framework Directive, Public Information, Public Participation, River Basin Management Plans