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12 July 2018

Review ESIA for the Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Kisii & Nyamira, Kenya

180704 Locatiebezoek 6_JPGKisii, Kenya 1-7 July 2018. The NCEA visited the counties Kisii & Nyamira, in the western part of Kenya, as part of a review of the ESIA for the ORIO-funded Kisii Water Supply and Sanitation Project. The project encompasses the construction of the Bonyunyu Dam and is initiated by the Lake Victoria South Water Services Board. Visiting the project site enabled the NCEA to assess the situation and to get in contact with people directly affected by the project.  For more information, please consult the projectpage. 

12 July 2018

Start of the SEA for the Sourou area, Mali

foto workshop july 2018 bamakoBamako, 2-6 July 2018. The SEA for the Sourou area just kicked off! Local authorities plan for sustainable development of this area on the border with Burkina Faso, which is struck by conflict and climate change. The trans-boundary management of the Sourou river, originating in Burkina Faso, is key to this plan. The NCEA is invited to advice about the scope of the SEA. Previously we have been involved in the establishment of collaboration between local authorities. See for more information the Sourou projectpage

 

12 July 2018

Review ESIA oil/gas Albertine Graben, Uganda

Hoima, Uganda 2-5 July 2018. Since the discovery of oil and gas resources in the Albertine Graben in the early 2000’s, the Tilenga project will be one of the first initiatives to produce, process and transport oil in the northern part of the Albert Lake. NEMA asked the NCEA to assist in reviewing the ESIA for the Tilenga project. This initiative is planned in the Murchison Falls National Park, a protected area known for its outstanding biodiversity and ecosystem values. During a 4-day site visit, both Ugandan and Dutch members of the review team discussed the potential impacts and the measures needed to prevent harm to people and nature.

01 July 2018

The NCEA 25 years in office!

NCEA 25 yearsIt is with great pleasure that we celebrate this year the 25th anniversary of the international department of the NCEA! Since our establishment on the 1st of July 1993, we have advised in more then 500 cases on environmental assessment and sustainable development, we grew from 3 staff to 14 and visited almost 100 countries in light of our work. See for more information the infographic NCEA 25 years. 

 

01 July 2018

Annual report 2017 online

annual report 2017How many advisory reports did the NCEA issue last year? What were the thematic highlights? In which countries did we work? And what have been our expenses? Read it all in our annual report of 2017. A nicely designed website, easy to scroll and interesting to read!