30 October 2017

Lectures on SEA for 5 Asian countries

October 2017 - SIDA NIRASThe NCEA provided guest lectures on SEA for about 30 government officials from five South East Asian countries. The lectures were part of the three-week International Training Programme on SEA, organised by Sida/NIRAS, and took place in Stockholm on 12 and 13 October. They were important and timely, because officials from four of these countries (Bangladesh, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos) are currently working on the introduction of SEA in their country.

30 October 2017

SEA for Sourou development plan, Mali

October 2017 - MaliThe Netherlands Embassy in Mali and the NCEA facilitated a workshop in Mopti to discuss SEA for a development plan in the Sourou area. Decentral and central governments as well as representatives of the private sector and NGOs designed an integrated planning and assessment process with a road map. The Sourou area has one of Mali’s last rich wetlands. Tensions between fishermen, farmers and cattle herders are increasing. This is partly due to climate change and migrants from the unsecure and drought stricken north and inner delta of the river Niger in central Mali.