January 2023

esy mapping

25 January 2023

ESY map publicly available

The ESY map is a tool developed by the NCEA and SAIEA, to anlayse the strengths and weaknesses of an ESIA system.

sea legislation in the world

24 January 2023

SEA around the world

Towards the end of 2022, we started with an ambitious endeavour to assess the legal adoption of SEA

simone en laurie

23 January 2023

New colleagues!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome two new colleagues to our international team.

Infographic SEA process Land Use

23 January 2023

SEA 25 year later....

What has happened in 25 years of SEA? Rob Verheem of the NCEA and Barry Sadler published a paper in IAPA with personal reflections on recent SEA progress, current status and future prospects.


16 January 2023

Review ESIA published for hospital - Burkina Faso

Following our news item in November 2022, we hereby publish our advisory report (in French) on the ESIA and Livelihood Restoration Plan for a new hospital in the East of Burkina Faso.

December 2022


12 December 2022

Recent publications

The NCEA regularly contributes to publications related to ESIA and SEA. For example some recent publications are...

Mou  met VBA

8 December 2022

MoU with the Volta Basin Authority

The NCEA continues to expand its activities with regional partners. In November, we signed an MoU with the Volta Basin Authority (VBA).

November 2022

burkina faso fada n'gourma hosptial

14 November 2022

Review ESIA hospital - Burkina Faso

The government of Burkina Faso intents to build a new hospital in the east of the country. Invest International is funding a series of necessary studies that will aid in the development of the hospital.

Suriname oil /gas license blocks

1 November 2022

ESIA guidelines oil & gas exploitation - Suriname

The NCEA visited Suriname to support the National Institute for Environment and Development (NIMOS) with the development of ESIA guidelines for offshore oil and gas development.