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).
FOREIGN LANGUAGE RESOURCES
Some Environmental Compliance and ESDM Resources are available in French and Portuguese.
|NEWS AND NOTICES
San Salvador 2015 Environmental Assessment Workshop Page now available.
The Current Draft of the of the “Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Phosphine Fumigation of Stored Agricultural Commodity” is now available.
Environmental Budgeting Toolkit is now available.
Body Text PDF (1.4 MB) | Annexes PDF (873 KB)
The Dryland Agriculture Sector Guideline 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.
Archived News (none at this time)
LIFE-OF-PROJECT COMPLIANCE & ESDM
LAWS, REGULATIONS, & POLICIES
BIODIVERSITY & TROPICAL FORESTRY (FAA 118/119) ASSESSMENTS
SECTORAL BEST PRACTICE
BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT CAPACITY IN AFRICA
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