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An individual, group or body that has a legitimate stake or interest in the project and is either participating in or likely to be affected or influenced by the project.


Glossary. "Plan Vivo Standard 2012 Draft for Consultation". 2012…

Alternative definition

Any person or group (including governmental and non-governmental institutions, traditional communities, universities, research institutions, development agencies and banks, donors, etc.) with an interest or claim (whether stated or implied) which has the potential of being impacted by or having an impact on a given project and its objectives.

Alternative source

ISWG; IEE; FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 494/2, FAO, 2005 (