March 2021

Caragena Colombia

23 March 2021

Advice on ToR for ESIA's for dredging material

Following the exchange between Columbia and the Netherlands in November on reuse of dredged material, the NCEA was asked by the Colombian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development for their advice.

Jordan Landscape

23 March 2021

SEA regulation on its way - Jordan

In a series of online worksessions, the NCEA reflected with Ministry staff on what SEA is, and what SEA experience already exists in Jordan. We then explored the different choices that need to be made to tailor SEA requirements to the country…

February 2021

Kaartje Ecowas

22 February 2021

The NCEA's advice on EA draft-regulation ECOWAS

Since 2019, ECOWAS is actively working on harmonizing EA procedures within the region. The Ecowas secretariat asked the NCEA to comment on the draft-regulation. In February, we presented our findings....

Guinea landscape

18 February 2021

The NCEA coaches new SEA process in Guinea

Late 2020 the NCEA guided the Interministerial Commission on the Moyen Bafing landscape (CICMB), on how to best manage the sustainable development of infrastructure projects in the sensitive Bafing Falémé landscape. The CICMB decided to start a…

January 2021


20 January 2021

SEA for offshore oil and gas in Senegal takes off

On 8 and 9 December 2020, a new inter-ministerial taskforce approved the workplan for the SEA for the sustainable development of offshore oil and gas. This means that the SEA can now officially take off, which is very good news.

Assessment animatie

12 January 2021

Assessment video now online

With great pleasure we present a new animation on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment process, as part of a series of six.