If you consider the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) as the skeleton of a project, the Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) can certainly be considered as the backbone. The AoA examines the feasible alternatives of a proposed project from different points of view: technical, financial, regulatory, jurisdictional, environmental and social. Through this examination, … [Read more...] about Coming to a Crossroad: Analysis of Alternatives in Project Development
Andrea is an Environmental Engineer with experience in international financing projects on Lenders’ Environmental and Social Due Diligence (ESDD) and ESHS monitoring assignments, in accordance with international requirements (IFC, IDB and EBRD standards). He is skilled in ESIA development on behalf of Lenders and Sponsors and conducted several field visits in numerous countries worldwide, both in the private and public sectors. Currently, he is a Senior Environmental Consultant at IDB’s Environmental and Social Safeguard Unit (ESG); previously, a project manager at international environmental firms, managing projects financed by International Financing Institutions, Export Credit Agencies, and commercial banks. His technical background covers pollution control techniques with a particular focus on water and wastewater matters.