SEA: added value for Pantanal-Chaco region
How can SEA be an added value for spatial planning and water infrastructure in the Pantanal-Chaco region? That was the objective of two workshops the NCEA recently organised as part of the Shared Resources Joint Solutions programme (WWF/IUCN) in Paraguay. One was specifically directed at spatial planning, and the other at water infrastructure. Representatives of municipalities, ministries, NGOs and CSOs practiced with real cases to better understand the concept and value of SEA for this diverse and sensitive area bordering Paraguay, Bolivia and Brazil. As co-trainer, the NCEA had invited Luis Fernando Terceros from Bolivia, with whom the NCEA had worked closely in the past regarding SEA in Bolivia, thus offering an excellent opportunity for ‘south-south exchange’ of experience.