May 2023

BF niou mine

31 May 2023

Niou Mine Burkina Faso: advice on scoping report

The NCEA reviewed the draft Terms of Reference for the environmental and social impact assessment of the Niou mining project in Burkina Faso. This was done at the request of Environmental Assessment agency ANEVE.

Bangladesh National SEA workshop

30 May 2023

National workshop to prepare SESA legislation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is well on its way to preparing SESA legislation. SESA stands for Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment. This termoniology is sometimes used to to emphasize that social aspects, such as health, safety and social wellbeing, are…

Andrea en Lineke

23 May 2023

Welcoming new colleagues

In May, two new colleagues joined the NCEA. Andrea Naylor (Project Assistant) and Lineke Mook (Communications and Knowledge Management).

April 2023

iaia 23

25 April 2023

NCEA at IAIA 23 Conference - Malaysia

We are looking forward to participate in the IAIA23 annual 'online' conference, to hear and share new insights on impact assessment in practice. The NCEA will provide presentations or contribute at the following sessions:


24 April 2023

Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains - Paris

The 2023 edition of the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains will reflect longstanding and emerging priorities in fostering responsible mineral supply chains. Sessions span new conflict risks, corruption and environmental risks in mineral…

uganda mapping

17 April 2023

ESY MAP - Uganda

After three days of mapping the ESIA system, 25 enthusiastic staff members of NEMA formulated recommendations to improve Ugandan's ESIA practice.

Artisanal miners - Mali

3 April 2023

ESIA approach mining sector - Mali

The NCEA and IGF organised a 4-day workshop to assess the ESIA approach for Mali’s mining sector, using the Mining ESIA Tool (MET). The MET - developed by IGF and the NCEA in 2020 – assesses strengths and weaknesses of a countries' ESIA system…

March 2023

sifee nieuws ook

29 March 2023

Innovations in legislation - Symposium in Montreal

Environmental Assessment legislation is in many countries adjusted and updated on a regularly basis. This may be caused for example by changes in a countries' planning framework, by the implementation of regional directives or by critical assessment…

ghana volta cc carsten ten brink

27 March 2023

SEA & IWRM - Ghana

In Ghana, for most Integrated Water Resource Management Plans (IWRM) an SEA is carried out. An SEA assesses proposed measures on their sustainabilty and facilitates stakeholder participation. During a recent visit to Accra - as part of the Blue Deal…

mali sankarani mrt

21 March 2023

SEA for development plan Sankarani: full speed ahead!

Good news for communities around the lake in the Sankarani river basin: the joint activities for the integrated development plan and accompanying SEA are carried out as planned, which means that the plan is coming to its final stage. 

burkina blue deal

6 March 2023

SEA & IWRM in Burkina Faso

Together with the Blue Deal, the NCEA organised a 4-day training in Burkina Faso about Integrated Water Resources Management and SEA.