Environmental and social Safeguard

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    25 Apr, 2022 - 27 Apr, 2022

  • Price


Event Details

Upon the successful completion of this intensive training course, the participants will gain a quality understanding of:

  • The role and the importance of environmental safeguards for the investment performance
  • Environment and Social Assessment requirements and procedures of major international organizations and donors for development projects
  • The roles of different stakeholders in the implementation of Environment and Social Mitigation Measures
  • Safeguards Best practices, Effectiveness monitoring and Reporting procedures.



  • Defining Environmental & Social Safeguards
  • The Role & the Importance of Safeguards for Development Projects
  • Environmental and social screening
  • Social and environmental monitoring
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Policy
  • Fundamentals of environmental and social impact assessment good practice
  • Considering the vulnerable in society
  • Ensuring benefits sharing
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Social Safeguards, Standards, and social issues
  • Involuntary Resettlement Policy
  • Resettlement and compensation
  • Participation and Inclusion of indigenous people
  • Forest-dependent people
  • Consideration of Gender and other cross-cutting issues
  • Shifting cultivation, deforestation, and gender
  • Protection of Natural Habitats
  • Biodiversity Standards, Indicators and Conservation
  • Sustainable Natural Resource Management
  • Pesticide Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Pollution Prevention and Abatement
  • Lessons Learned from Community Forestry and Their Relevance
  • Legal Literacy and Advocacy
  • Considering Intended and Unintended consequences
  • The importance of ongoing, meaningful consultation
  • Integration of environmental and social safeguards into Transport & Energy projects
  • Learning from international and regional experience in identifying key and recurrent issues
  • Strengthening project safeguard performance
  • Aligning projects to national plans and signed country agreements



  • Members of focal agencies involved in development planning at provincial, national and sub-regional levels
  • Employees at energy, transport, planning, finance and provincial government offices
  • Middle-Level or Senior Government Officials
  • Regional Forest Officers & Conservators
  • Environment and Social consultants and Practitioners
  • Safety officers
  • Project Managers & Project Implementation Team Members
  • NGO Members interested in Environmental & Social Safeguards Policies.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


1ST BATCH: 25th – 27th April, 2022

2ND BATCH: 29th – 31st Aug, 2022

3RD BATCH: 12th – 14th Dec, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
26 Nov, 2019 29 Nov, 2019
Start Date End Date
18 Jun, 2019 21 Jun, 2019
Start Date End Date
25 Apr, 2022 27 Apr, 2022
Start Date End Date
29 Aug, 2022 31 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
12 Dec, 2022 14 Dec, 2022

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