GEMS develops and delivers country-level training workshops for USAID mission staff and implementing partners. The overall goal of these workshops is to strengthen environmentally sound design and management of USAID-funded activities by assuring that participants have the motivation, knowledge and skills necessary to (1) achieve environmental compliance during project implementation, and (2) otherwise integrate environmental considerations in detailed activity design and management to improve overall project acceptance and sustainability.
|Target Audience||USAID mission staff and implementing partners|
|Length||3 to 4.5 days in length (1- and 2-day options are also available, but these do not include field work).|
|Emphasis||Compliance and ESDM during project implementation, with an extended practical exercises focused on development of environmental mitigation and monitoring plans (EMMPs) to implement IEE conditions.|
|Field Visits||Include at least one field visit, and sometimes two, which are the basis for the practical exercises.|
|Information specific to target audience||Sector-specific best practices and other special topics of special relevance to training participants and the USAID country portfolio.|
Consult the training calendar page for upcoming workshops.
Archive pages for selected recent country workshops, including agendas and all materials, are also available via the training calendar page.
- 18-22 May 2015 Cairo, Egypt
- 24-28 February 2014 Toubacouta, Senegal
- 10-13 March 2014 Rabat, Morocco
- 13-17 May 2013 Mangochi ,Malawi
- 7 – 11 May, 2012 Chipata, Zambia
Anti-malarial Indoor Residual Spraying logistics facilities (spray equipment and PPE storage room).
School water, sanitation and kitchen facilities (exterior of kitchen).