For whom and what are the costs? 

The NCEA's support is in most cases requested by environmental and sectoral ministries. However, it can also be requested by donor agencies and development banks such as the World Bank and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. 

In countries that are eligible for Dutch development cooperation the NCEA's ESIA/SEA assistance is free of charge for:

  • competent authorities, if independent advice is required;
  • government agencies, NGOs and academia requiring capacity development.

In all other cases, support can be provided on a non-profit basis.