Capacity Building on Environmental and Social Protection Policy
The mission "Capacity Building of Technical National Environmental Assessment Agency (CAIA) on Environmental Protection and Social Policy" is part of a wider Technical Assistance to the Extractive Industry Sector of Guinea-Bissau (PATSIE), whose overarching goal is to improve the sector's governance and institutional performance by mainstreaming social and environmental sustainability in future investments.
This consultancy's goal is to raise awareness and capacity of the authorities as well as civil society to the role of monitoring and evaluating the sector's activities with regards to environmental and social issues.
Training will be provided to CAIA technicians as well as other target groups, such as:
• Senior Managers of CAIA;
• Senior staff of the Directorate of Geology and Mines (DGM), Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MERN), and other ministries and government institutions involved in the sector of extractive industries;
• Civil society, including the media, parliamentarians, local NGOs, community organisations, community leaders, and other stakeholders (including the Working Group on Environmental Impact).