Introduction

The Zanzibar Environmental Management Act 2015 is Zanzibar's main legal document on EIA and SEA. EIA is further elaborated in the draft EIA reguletions of 2017, ready to be signed by the Minister.  

 


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Publication on EA and landscape management also in French and Spanish

Webpages | 01-03-2021

Publication on EA and landscape management also in French and Spanish

Our recent publication with ten cases on ESIA and SEA in landscape management is now also available in French and Spanish.  Shared Resources,…

Publication: 10 cases of the SRJS programme!

Webpages | 26-11-2020

Publication: 10 cases of the SRJS programme!

In a new publication, the NCEA together with SRJS presents an overview of ten cases on ESIA and SEA in landscape management, from ten countries across…

Recommendations for the ESIA for East African oil pipeline - Uganda

Webpages | 15-07-2019

Recommendations for the ESIA for East African oil pipeline - Uganda

Fort Portal, 1-5 July - The NCEA presented its review findings of the ESIA for the Ugandan part of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). A…

Zanzibari delegation visits the Netherlands

Webpages | 24-06-2019

Zanzibari delegation visits the Netherlands

Utrecht, 17-21 June - A delegation of environmental authorities from Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania,  met with the NAM (Netherlands Oil Company)…

What is my role in the SEA for the Lake Rukwa water plan? - Tanzania

Webpages | 17-06-2019

What is my role in the SEA for the Lake Rukwa water plan? - Tanzania

Mbeya, 10- 14 June- Water resources are under pressure in the Lake Rukwa-Katavi landscape in Tanzania. A draft water plan for the area sets out how the…

Workshop Review ESIA's for Oil and Gas - Zanzibar

Webpages | 18-04-2019

Workshop Review ESIA's for Oil and Gas - Zanzibar

Zanzibar, 26-28 March – Are there commercially viable oil and gas reserves in Zanzibar? Investors have shown interest, and seismic surveys are…

Workshop: ESIA for tourism projects in Tanzania

Webpages | 03-12-2018

Workshop: ESIA for tourism projects in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, 26-28 November - With a growing tourism industry, sustainable tourism (project) development is a must. Therefore, the National…

“EIA is the soul of sustainable tourism”

Webpages | 01-10-2018

“EIA is the soul of sustainable tourism”

“EIA is the soul of sustainable tourism”. This was the slogan for a seminar organised on Zanzibar in honour of World Tourism Day.…

Utilising SEA in realising energy transitions

Webpages | 06-04-2018

Utilising SEA in realising energy transitions

In the context of the Tanzania Dutch Energy Capacity Building (TDECB) programme, Bobbi Schijf (NCEA) presented Dutch experiences with ESIA and SEA for…

ESIA review for tourism projects, Zanzibar

Webpages | 12-03-2018

ESIA review for tourism projects, Zanzibar

Since tourism is becoming a leading economic sector in Zanzibar, the Environmental Management Authority (ZEMA) requested NCEA for a workshop on ESIA…

Working visit of NEMA Uganda team

Webpages | 27-09-2017

Working visit of NEMA Uganda team

The Ugandan environmental authority (NEMA) is currently reviewing the scoping report and Terms of Reference for a complex ESIA. This ESIA concerns the…

SEA for Rukwa-Katavi landscape, Tanzania

Webpages | 27-09-2017

SEA for Rukwa-Katavi landscape, Tanzania

In the Rukwa–Katavi landscape in Tanzania, local stakeholders are looking for ways to better manage development in their area. Major projects are…

Developing an E(S)IA website for Zanzibar

Webpages | 26-09-2017

Developing an E(S)IA website for Zanzibar

How to inform project developers about the requirements for E(S)IA that they have to comply with? A website can be a good medium, since it is…

Continuing cooperation in Zanzibar

Webpages | 06-03-2017

Continuing cooperation in Zanzibar

Cooperation between the Zanzibar Environmental Management Authority (ZEMA) and the NCEA will be continued. After conclusion of the previous two-year…

SEA course in Stockholm

Webpages | 14-12-2016

SEA course in Stockholm

During an SEA course in Stockholm, the NCEA gave a presentation on its international activities and presented an SEA case. The case provided…

“Making EIA work for Zanzibar”

Webpages | 14-09-2016

“Making EIA work for Zanzibar”

Two high profile seminars on EIA were the final activities of a 2 year cooperation programme between the Netherlands and Zanzibar.

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Webpages | 01-07-2016

Consultation on the new E(S)IA regulations for Zanzibar

Bobbi Schijf visited Zanzibar (21st-24st June) to take part in a consultation round on the new E(S)IA regulation.

New E(S)IA regulations and a public participation workshop in Zanzibar

Webpages | 22-02-2016

New E(S)IA regulations and a public participation workshop in Zanzibar

The NCEA visited Zanzibar (15-19 February) to work on finalization of the new E(S)IA regulations and to organise a workshop on public participation (PP)…

NCEA support on EIA financing and screening in Zanzibar

Webpages | 29-09-2015

NCEA support on EIA financing and screening in Zanzibar

The NCEA visited Zanzibar (3-11 September) to support the updating of two items of the EIA regulations. Working sessions were held on financing needs…

SEA awareness raising workshop in Zanzibar

Webpages | 09-02-2015

SEA awareness raising workshop in Zanzibar

Zanzibar - 9-13 February 2015. As part of our two-year cooperation programme on EIA and SEA implementation, the NCEA organised an SEA awareness raising…

Norwegian - Dutch donor coordination: EIA/SEA in the oil and gas sector

Webpages | 16-01-2015

Norwegian - Dutch donor coordination: EIA/SEA in the oil and gas sector

Olso, Norway - 16th of January 2015. The NCEA met with the Norwegian Environmental Agency (NEA). The NEA is a key implementing party of the Norwegian…

NCEA contributions to SEA training for energy sector

Webpages | 15-12-2014

NCEA contributions to SEA training for energy sector

The NCEA contributed to an SEA training in Gothenburg on December 5th. This training was the start of a 1,5 year programme for 30…

Three EIA workshops in Zanzibar

Webpages | 22-10-2014

Three EIA workshops in Zanzibar

The NCEA supports Zanzibar agencies with EIA and SEA implementation via a two-year cooperation programme. During a second visit in October 2014, the…

EIA mapping in Zanzibar

Webpages | 16-07-2014

EIA mapping in Zanzibar

The NCEA has started its project in Zanzibar to support the government in implementing EIA and SEA for the oil and gas sector.