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Comoros islands

08/2017-ongoing

European Commission

GAFCC

Global alliance for Climate Change- AGRER

Environmental Impact Assessment in relation to Climate Change.

This assignment in in the framework of the EU funded – Global Alliance for Climate Change programme in the Comoros islands. The specific objective is to identify, evaluate and estimate the impact of Climate Change on the Comoro’s economy (key economic sectors, i.e. agriculture, fisheries and tourism; on habitat; on key infrastructures and services, i.e. roads, airports, harbours; on public health) and to assess adaptive capacity, DRR capability, institutional framework; and finally to identify and propose adaptation measures.

Sierra Leone

2012-2012

 

 

European Commission

AESA

 

Environmental Governance and Mainstreaming project 

Sierra Leone benefitted from EU support through EDF programmes and projects and budget support.

Within such context, the assignment was targeted at the development of operational instruments for environmental mainstreaming and climate change  in Government policies.

Rapid evaluation of the impact of the previous EDF ICB project .Analysis of the status of the environment, needs in ICB, setting priorities and defining instruments for mainstreaming.

Albania

2011-  2012

 

World Bank

 

Durres water management project

Environmental impact assessment of a World bank project for the development of well fields, water supply pipeline and wastewater management for the city of Durres. Evaluation of surface water resources  and water tables, sensitivity to climate change, salinization risk.

Albania

2009-2010

 

World Bank

 

Social Vulnerability Assessment for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan.

The World Bank assessment of the  Vulnerability of the population of the South Coast, to such issues as involuntary resettlement and demolition of illegal buildings, in accordance with the Albanian Government’s social policy and with the World Bank’s safeguard procedures Social conflict management.

Italy

2006

 

Province of Nuoro

APRE

Intercommunal Strategic Plan –environement and participative planning  Nuoro

A strategic plan for the economic and physical development of 5 municipalities. Management of the Environment component; Communication plan development and implementation. Management of participative process  Seminars and workshops for participative planning.

     

Italy

ASIA

LAC

2003 –

2004

 

Regional Government of Tuscany

Ministry of Environment

Development of an operational strategy for the Tuscany Region’s international cooperation. 

Identification/integration of initiatives in the field of the international cooperation promoted by the Tuscany’s Region in the beneficiary countries.(ASIA; LAC; ACP) Technical assistance to Regional Government and local institutions to actively participate in the international forums and networks. Development of regional programme aimed to the involvement of local institutions, research centres and civil society for the achievement of a sustainable development.

Albania

11 -1999

1- 2000

 

Italian Cooperation

Management of the post-conflict environmental issues in Albania. This study, carried out on behalf of the Italian co-operation, has been aimed at addressing the catastrophic situation of Albania’s environment in the aftermath of economic and social crisis, civil war, and the impact of the Kosovo emergency. Environmental institutional capacity building, development of EIA system, development of environmental emergencies prevention and environmental risk management system.

Central African Republic, Cameroon Gabon

1994

European Commission

 

Sectorial evaluation and Comparative Study of Protected Areas Management in Central African Tropical Forests

This study was funded to serve as a sectorial evaluation in order to review the EEC’s policies with regard to Protected Areas management and the conservation of Tropical forests. The focus of analysis was is protected areas and tropical forest organisation and management in Central and West Africa countries. The study defined guidelines for protected areas management, in the specific conditions of Central and Western Africa, focusing on institutional capacity building and long-term sustainability

Multi-country

 

Italian Cooperation

 

Evaluation and Comparative Study on Environmental Policies , Sectorial support and Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures and of the major Multilateral and Bi-lateral Donor Agencies.

 This study of environmental policies and sectorial support (programmes, budget support, projects  EIA procedures of donor agencies. Covered EU, UN, WB. bilaterals (CIDA; SIDA; NORAD; DIFID GTZ) had the purpose of identifying best practices for adoption by the Italian cooperation.