National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management

Project Summary

Capacity development issues related to the implementation of the three conventions in Zambia, and to environmental management in general, were summarised recently during meetings with stakeholders conducted during the planning this National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) project. Zambia will now build on this analysis in carrying out a full scale NCSA in a transparent and participatory manner. The NCSA will involve a thorough assessment and analysis of Zambia’s capacity constraints and needs in relation its commitments under the Rio Conventions and related international instruments.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources (MTENR)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
96,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
33,750 USD
Total Cost 321,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Nov 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Jul 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Dec 2004
Project closed