System approach

Since 1993, the NCEA has contributed to the strengthening of ESIA and SEA systems in low and middle-income countries. 

The NCEA defines an ESIA/SEA system as the interaction of individual ESIA and SEA processes, the capacity of organisations with responsibilities in those processes and the quality of a coherent set of ‘functions’ that are necessary for effective ESIA/SEA practice. 

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