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Gambia - Capacity Building For Environmental Management Technical Assistance Project (English)

The Capacity Building for Environmental Management Technical Assistance Project consists of six major components: (a) institutional support for coordination of Gambia Environmental Action Plan (GEAP) Implementation, to support the National Environment Agency (NEA) to develop its operational capacity by financing equipment, training and targeted technical assistance. The development of management and technical skills in NEA and the provision of associated training in environmental management for staff of sector agencies and private sector operators, through short-term practical attachments or workshops; (b) GEAP monitoring and policy development, to reorient the existing sectoral policies and develop new policies where necessary, in accordance with the overall environmental policies elaborated in the GEAP; (c) environmental education and public awareness, to support the development of a strategy to increase public awareness of environmental issues and support for electronic and print media campaigns, using existing government and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) skills and capacities. The last three components include: (d) monitoring of environmental quality, to support the development of a system to collect information and monitor environmental quality against agreed threshold levels; (e) environmental information management, to finance the development and implementation of an environmental information strategy according to a distributed model including: (i) the design of a common information architecture to establish coherence and compatibility; (ii) the establishment of basic information infrastructure; (iii) the maintenance of key data sets; and (iv) analytical capabilities; and (f) contingency planning and disaster preparedness, to develop a disaster awareness and contingency planning system.

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Gambia - Capacity Building For Environmental Management Technical Assistance Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/372231468771038568/Gambia-Capacity-Building-For-Environmental-Management-Technical-Assistance-Project