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 the National Coordination Center for Disaster Management (NCCR) to develop District Disaster Plans (Suriname) 2019 United Nationd Development Program (UNDP)
Formulating an Environmental and Social Management Framework for the Suriname Ministry of Trade and Tourism 2018 World Bank
Capacity Assessment of the Nature Conservation Division (Natuurbeheer, NB) to Define Strengths and Weaknesses and Develop a Plan for Capacity Building (Suriname) 2016 – 2017 Conservation International Suriname (CI Suriname)
Analysis of Institutional Framework governing Environmental and Natural Resource Management in Suriname in relation to CSME (CARICOM) 2010 – 2012 CaribInvest (Barbados) for CARICOM Secretariat
Design of a National Biodiversity Information Network System (NBINS, Phase 1) Suriname 2010 -2011 Government of Suriname, Ministry of Labour, Techological Development and Environment (ATM)
Enabling activities for the preparation of Suriname’s Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010 – 2012 Government of Suriname, Ministry of Labour, Techological Development and Environment (ATM)
Preparation of the Third National Report regarding the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (Suriname) 2009 – 2010 Government of Suriname, Ministry of Labour, Techological Development and Environment (ATM)
Preparation of PIF (pre-proposal) and PPG (preparation grant) documents for the Coastal Protected Area Management project in Suriname 2009 Government of Suriname, Ministry of Physical Planning, Land and Forest Management (RGB)
Suriname country study, as part of Conservation Training and Education Assessment in Suriname and Guyana 2008 Р2009 Organization for Tropical  Studies (OTS, U.S. Duke University)
Assessment in relation to the UN Conventions on Biodiversity and Climate Change, as part of the National Capacity Self-Assessment of Suriname 2008 – 2009 Government of Suriname, Ministry of Labour, Techological Development and Environment (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 Labour, Techological Development and Environment (ATM)
Suriname Country Report, as part of ACTO Program for Strengthening Joint Regional Program for Strengthening Joint Regional Management for the Sustainable Use of Amazonian Biodiversity 2007 – 2008 Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation (ACTO), Suriname
Development of the National Biodiversity Action Plan 2012-2016 (Suriname) 2007 – 2012 Government of Suriname, National Institute for Environment and Development (NIMOS) & Ministry of Labour, Techological Development and Environment (ATM)
Development of SBB / ITTO Capacity Plan (capacity building for sustainable forest
management in Suriname)
2007 – 2008 Government of Suriname via Forest Management and Production Control foundation (SBB)
Development of a proposal for a Capacity Fund for the Forest and Nature Sector in Suriname 2007 – 2008 Government of The Netherlands (via its embassy in Suriname)
Suriname country study, part of Assessment of Biotrade in the Amazon Region 2006 – 2007 UNCTAD / Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO)
Development of Capacity Building Strategy for Tropenbos in Suriname 2006 – 2008 Tropenbos International Suriname