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ABOUT GEMS SERVICES

The Global Environmental Management Support Project (GEMS) provides on-demand environmental compliance, management, capacity-building and sound design support to USAID's Environmental Officers, to USAID Missions and other operating units, and to their projects and programs. Learn more>


ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE DATABASE

The Environmental Compliance Database is a searchable global archive of USAID pre-implementation environmental review documentation (22 CFR 216 documentation).

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE RESOURCES

Some Environmental Compliance and ESDM Resources are available in French and Portuguese.

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NEWS AND NOTICES

The Dryland Agriculture Sector Guideline is now available.


The Final Draft of the of the “Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Phosphine Fumigation of Stored Agricultural Commodity” is now available.


"Global" Sector Guidelines: GEMS is in the process of synthesizing USAID’s Africa, Asia & Latin America sectoral environmental guidelines into consolidated “global” guidelines. The completed sectors are available on the Sector Guidelines page.


"Global" Micro and Small Enterprise Sector Guidelines: The completed sectors are available on the Sector Guidelines page.

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BIODIVERSITY & TROPICAL FORESTRY (FAA 118/119) ASSESSMENTS

 

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BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT CAPACITY IN AFRICA

 

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