Archived News: Selected Past Updates

Updates

New Life of Project Workshop Pages - This is an intensive, participatory, field-focused training of 3.5–4.5 days for USAID Mission personnel and activity partners in compliance with USAID’s mandatory environmental procedures and in the objectives of these procedures: environmentally sound design and management (ESDM) of USAID’s activities. January 26, 2009

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MEO Resource Center - The MEO Resource Center is a single point of access to a wide range of environmental compliance, best practice, and related references for MEOs. May 16, 2008

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Senegal Workshop Material is Now Available - This ESDM workshop was held in Dakar, Senegal on February 18-22, and delivered in French. Access the Final Report and workshop materials. May 16, 2008

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ENCAP Workshop Participants find Value and Usefulness in ENCAP Environmental Impact Assessment and ESDM Workshops - Read the Pact Kenya Participant's Survey Final Report PDF (1.2 MB) November 27, 2007

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New Portuguese Language Page:Material de leitura en Português August 14, 2007

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African Experts Workshop on Effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment Systems Final report now available
July 28 , 2007

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New Capacity Development and Linkages for Environmental Assessment in Africa (CLEAA) page
July 25 , 2007

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New French Language page: Web en français d’ENCAP
May 30 , 2007

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New Course Preparation and Delivery Guide provides the information, resources, and lessons learned necessary for a successful presentation of the ENCAP EA-ESDM course.
May 16 , 2007

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Land o'Lakes Environment, Pests, and Pesticides Management Workshop
Download materials presented at the Land o'Lakes workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia in October of 2006.
April 27 , 2007

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New Capacity Development and Linkages for Environmental Assessment in Africa (CLEAA) page

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New Course Preparation and Delivery Guide provides the information, resources, and lessons learned necessary for a successful presentation of the ENCAP EA-ESDM course.

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Land o'Lakes Environment, Pests, and Pesticides Management Workshop
Download materials presented at the Land o'Lakes workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia in October of 2006.

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Sudan Transitional Environment Program Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) of Road Rehabilitation Activities in Southern Sudan: Final Report PDF (2 MB)

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Professional Development Fellowhip Program
ENCAP anticipates funding 4 fellows for the 2006-2007 Fellowship Program. Recipients will be announced soon.

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New ENCAP Quiz!
Test your knowledge of ESDM by visiting our new online quiz page. Eight questions test your knowledge of ESDM and its application in sectors such as water and sanitation, solid waste and healthcare waste disposal.

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Supplemental Environmental Assessments (SEAs) for Grasshopper, Locust, and Armyworm Control now available. The SEAs were prepared by country and supplement the Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) with such information as local laws and regulations.

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Botswana Final Report now available. (Full report, Summary, and Recommended Action Plan from the MEO training held in Kasane, Botswana 17-20 May 2005.)

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2005 Updates

New USAID Mission Environmental Officer training materials homepage (Based on the MEO training held in Kasane, Botswana 17-20 May 2005.)

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Conversion of MSME Cleaner Production Course Materials to French ENCAP is supporting French translation of materials for the 4-day “Improving Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) performance though Cleaner Production" training course. Targeted at Business Development Services (BDS) providers, development of the training was supported in part by ENCAP. The work will be completed in September, and will support future presentations of the course in French. (A presentation is planned for Mali in 2006.)


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