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INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN GAMBIA


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INTEGRATED DECISION-MAKING

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies   

The Technical Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was launched in April 1996 and is composed as follows:

The Technical Working Group on Environmental Quality was launched in July 1995 and broadened to current membership in August 1996 and includes: Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects

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Status
 
National Decision-Making Structure
1. National Sustainable Development Coordination Body: YES (NEA) 
2. National Sustainable Development Policy: YES (CEAP)
3. National Agenda 21/other strategy for SD: YES
4. Local/Regional Agenda(s) 21: YES
5. Environmental Impact Assessment Law: YES (NEMA, 1994)
6. Major Groups involved in Sustainable Development Decision-Making YES
National Instruments and Programmes
1. Sustainable. Dev. or environmental education incorporated into school curricula: YES PROCESS
2. Sustainable Development Indicators Program: GEAP M&A STRATEGY
3. Ecolabel Regulations: NO
4. Recycle/Reuse Programs: YES
5. Green Accounting Program: (EIA)
6. Access to Internet: YES
7. Access to World Wide Web: YES
8. A national World Wide Web Site for Sustainable Dev. or State of the Environment: NO
address: nea@delphi.com
Policies, Programmes, and Legislation
Does your country have either a policy, programme, and/or legislation consistent with Agenda 21 in:  
1. Combatting poverty: YES
2. Changing consumption and production patterns: YES 
3. Atmosphere: YES
4. Land Use Planning: YES
5. Forest and Deforestation: YES
6. Desertification and Drought: YES
7. Sustainable Mountain Development: NO
8. Sustainable Agriculture: YES (GEAP)
9. Biological Diversity: YES
10. Biotechnology: NO
11. Oceans and Coastal Areas: YES
12. Freshwater Management: YES
13. Toxic Chemicals: YES
14. Hazardous Wastes: YES
15. Solid Wastes: YES
16. Radioactive Wastes: NO
17. Energy: YES
18. Transport: YES
19. Sustainable Tourism: YES

Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising

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Information

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Research and Technologies

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Financing

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Cooperation

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This information is based on Gambia's Report to the 6th Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, April 1998. Last update: February 1998.

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SCIENCE

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INFORMATION

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies   

The Technical Working Group on Environmental Information System was launched in January 1994 and is composed as follows:

Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects 

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Status

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Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising

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Information

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Research and Technologies

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Financing

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Cooperation

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This information is based on Gambia's Report to the 6th Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, April 1998. Last update: February 1998.

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

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