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Environmental and Social Safeguards

By: Cynet East Africa Consultancy

Kenya

19 - 21 Aug, 2024  3 days

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USD 650

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Venue: Mombasa

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi, Kenya 02 - 04 Sep, 2024 USD650
Mombasa, Kenya 21 - 23 Oct, 2024 USD650
Mombasa, Kenya 18 - 20 Nov, 2024 USD650

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

An increasing number of countries are ratifying the application of safeguards through a range of investment planning, policies and regulations targeting to attain more sustainable development. This program has been designed specifically to address the stated requirement and support its participants with the necessary skills and knowledge in order to meet with the social and environmental safeguards across the world.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

•The role and the importance of environmental safeguards for the investment performance
•Environment and Social Assessment requirements and procedures of major international organizations and donors for development projects
•The roles of different stakeholders in the implementation of Environment and Social Mitigation Measures
•Safeguards Best practices, Effectiveness monitoring and reporting procedures
 
MODULES

Module 1

•Defining Environmental and Social Safeguards
•The Role & the Importance of Safeguards for Development Projects
•Environmental and social screening
•Social and environmental monitoring
•Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Policy
•Fundamentals of environmental and social impact assessment good practice
•DO NO HARM
•Ensuring benefits sharing
•Stakeholder Engagement

Module 2

•Social Safeguards, Standards, and Social issues
•Involuntary Resettlement Policy
•Resettlement and compensation
•Participation and Inclusion of indigenous people
•Forest-dependent people
•Consideration of Gender and other cross-cutting issues
•Shifting cultivation, deforestation, and gender

Module 3

•Protection of Natural Habitats
•Biodiversity Standards, Indicators and Conservation
•Sustainable Natural Resource Management
•Pesticide Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
•Pollution Prevention and Abatement
•Lessons Learned from Community Forestry and Their Relevance
•Legal Literacy and Advocacy

Module 4

•Considering Intended and Unintended consequences
•The importance of ongoing, meaningful consultation
•Integration of environmental and social safeguards into Transport  and Energy projects
•Learning from international and regional experience in identifying key and recurrent issues
•Strengthening project safeguard performance
•Aligning projects to national plans and signed country agreement

Module 5: Practical Session – Knowledge Reinforcement and Real-life Adoption of Theoretical Base

The delegates will have a chance to present the development project their respective organization and discuss its obstacles and success points.

CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will be awarded Cynet East Africa Consultancy certificate.

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Training will be facilitated by Cynet East Africa Consultancy seasoned trainers.

Mombasa Aug 19 - 21 Aug, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 02 - 04 Sep, 2024
Mombasa, Kenya 21 - 23 Oct, 2024
Mombasa, Kenya 18 - 20 Nov, 2024
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USD 650.00
USD 650.00
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