Plan, Policy and Project Development

Suggestions and ideas, even global initiatives, need to be translated in realistic policies and well documented plans at a manageable scale. This is true for businesses as well as governments. ESS offers its support for policy, plan and project (PPP) development.

ESS has executed the following assignments regarding Plan, Policy, and Project Development:

Assignment Period Client
Support to NCCR to Develop District Disaster Plans 2019 United Nations Development
Program (UNDP)
Formulating an Environmental and Social Management Framework for the Ministry of Trade and Tourism 2018 WorldBank
Capacity Assessment of the Nature Conservation
Division to Define Strengths and Weaknesses
and Develop a Plan for Capacity Building
2016 – 2017 Conservation International Suriname
Demonstration and research into the CO2 neutral conversion of industrial wood waste into high quality charcoal 2015 Р2016  Rijksdienst Ondernemend Nederland & Charbon Engi-neering (The Netherlands)
Assessment of Business Baseline and Exploration of Business Options for Galibi Nature Reserve and Brownsberg Nature Park 2015 World Wildlife Fund Guianas
(WWF Guianas)
Analysis of Institutional Framework Environmental
and Natural Resource Management in
Suriname in relation to CSME (CARICOM)
2010 – 2012 Carib Invest (Barbados) for
CARICOM Secretariat
Preparation of PIF and PPG documents for the
Coastal Protected Area Management project in
2009 Government of Suriname
(Ministry of RGB)
Preparation of the Third National Report regarding the UN Convention on Biological Diversity 2009 Government of Suriname (Ministry of ATM)
Analysis of cross-cutting issues and formulation of action plan in relation to National Capacity Self-Assessment of Suriname 2008 – 2009 Government of Suriname
(Ministry of ATM)
Suriname country study, as part of Conservation Training and Education Assessment in Suriname and Guyana 2008 – 2009 Organization for Tropical
Studies (OTS)
Assessment in relation to the UN Conventions on Biodiversity and Climate Change, as part of the National Capacity Self-Assessment of Suriname 2008 Government of Suriname (Ministry of ATM)
Development of the National Biodiversity
Action Plan 2012-2016
2007 – 2012 Government of Suriname (NIMOS
& Ministry of ATM)
Development of a proposal for a Capacity Fund for the Forest and Nature Sector in Suriname 2007 Government of The Netherlands (via its embassy in Suriname)
Suriname Country Report, as part of ACTO
Program for Strengthening Joint Regional
Management for the Sustainable Use of
Amazonian Biodiversity
2007 Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation (ACTO)
Development of SBB / ITTO Capacity Plan (capacity building for sustainable forest
management in Suriname)
2007 Government of Suriname (viaForest Management and Production Control foundation SBB)
Development of Capacity Building Strategy for Tropenbos in Suriname  2006 Р2008 Tropenbos International
Suriname country study, part of Assessment of
Biotrade in the Amazon Region
2006 UNCTAD / Amazon Cooperation
Treaty Organization (ACTO)