- states, which approve development projects and make and implement development policy;
- project sponsors, which may be the private sector, the public sector, or the state itself;
- project contractors, which include those public and private sector institutions that provide the financing, goods, and services for the design, construction, and operation of development projects and for the implementation of development policies; and
See Bradlow, Dams Debate, supra note 1, at 153235.
- individuals and communities that are directly or indirectly affected, in both positive and negative ways, by particular policies and projects and their representatives.