Description: • To develop and maintain a National Environmental Planning Framework for the Gambia. • To have a Legal recognition of the fundamental right to a sound environment, ensuring the health and well-being of all those living in the Gambia. • To educate about the environment, increasing environmental awareness and empowering communities to take action...
Description: The ultimate goal of NEA is to achieve the essential policy objectives of the Gambia Environmental Action Plan as: ensuring an environmentally sustainable economic and social development; and to have a legal recognition of the fundamental right to a sound environment, ensuring the health and well-being of all those living in the Gambia.
Description: National Environment Agency (NEA) This Agency was created by the National Environment Management Act (NEMA) which provides the legal framework for the operations of the Agency. The NEA mandate is to ensure an environmentally sustainable economic and social development in The Gambia.
Description: The Gambia National Environment Agency (NEA) came through an Act of parliament called Environment Management Act, 1994. The legal mandate of the agency was to formulate environmental policies. The deficit of the Act was that the agency was not mandated further to develop and replicate its own environmental and development projects at national stage.
Description: Gambia - National Environment Agency Protecting Gambia’s Environment. The ultimate goal of the National Environment Agency is to achieve the essential policy objectives of the Gambia Environmental Action Plan as below: To ensure an environmentally sustainable economic and social development in the Gambia.
Description: The National Environment Management Act of 1994 (NEMA) outlines the general procedures to be followed in the area of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in The Gambia. The National Environment Agency (NEA) is charged with developing specific EIA regulations and procedures in
Description: State of the environment report - the Gambia : a report by the National Environment Agency (March 1997) (English) Abstract This report is the first executive report on the environment in The Gambia following the institution of The Gambia Environmental Action Plan (GEAP).
Description: Given the impact of global warming amongst other environmental degradation factors, The Gambia has adopted several measures to reduce the decline and to improve the environment. For this reason, any project that may have potential impact on the environment would be subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) conducted by the National Environment Agency (NEA) before any license or permit is granted.
Description: (2) the Agency shall have access, subject to any other law, to all existing environmental information of a public nature and shall coordinate the management of environmental information This mandated the Agency to release the State of Environment Report (SOER) of The Gambia at suitable regular intervals.
Description: The Executive Director of the National Environment Agency, NEA, has said that waste management is a common problem in The Gambia due to its numerous related problems, but noted that the Gambia government is committed to addressing this situation by intensifying its efforts toward finding a lasting solution for the country`s waste management problem.
Description: ‘Gambia’s coastal and marine environment is seriously threatened by erosion’. “It is about building a permanent and functional framework for consultation and exchange of national actor institutions, organizations of civil society, and the marine area,” he said.
Description: The authors would like to thank the community of Tujereng, the Mori Kunda Community Forest Committee, the Nova Scotia Gambia Association, the National Environment Agency, the Department of Water Resources, and the Department of Forestry in The Gambia as well as the Robin Rigby Trust Fund.
Description: Environment, climate change, and natural resources management in The Gambia is the responsibility of a network of institutions, led by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, and Natural Resources (MECCNAR).
Description: I work for the National Ozone Unit of the Gambia National Environment Agency as a Programme Officer dealing with Refrigerants and I find this group to be very useful for me.
Description: In this Act unless the context otherwise required, “Action Plan” means The Gambia Environment Action Plan described in section 20. “Agency” means the National Environment Agency established under section 9; “Air quality” means the concentration prescribed under or pursuant to this Act, of a
Description: Also, Barrister Lamin Samateh commended The Gambia government and the National Environmental Agency for their foresight and commitment in averting serious environmental hazards by banning the usage, sale, and consumption of plastic bags. Thus, he called on all and sundry not to smuggle this ban substance through our borders into the country.
Description: National Environment Agency (NEA), The Gambia Nov 2009 – Present 10 years NEA Office, Kanifing, The Gambia, West Africa Day to day coordination and sometimes responsible for implementing...
Description: By Sheikh AlkinkySanyang. The National Environment Agency, being the competent authority mandated by law to enforce the National Environment Management Act and its regulations, has embarked on an aggressive training for 40 of her environment inspectors posted across the country.
Description: National Environment Framework The Gambia integrates the obligations associated with the Rio conventions into existing national plans and planning framework through the mechanism of the Gambian Environmental Action Plan (GEAP). The GEAP was adopted by Government in July 1992 to
Description: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, National Water and Electricity Company, National Environment Agency, NAWEC, The Gambia Public Utilities Regulatory. Acknowledgements Special thanks to Bubacar Zaidi Jallow, Principle Climate Change Officer, DNA focal point, Ministry of Environment, Climate
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