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

Project Summary

The primary objective of the Niue NCSA is to “identify and determine the nature of critical capacity constraints and priority capacity needs faced by Niue as they relate to the global environment”.The above objective will be achieved through a series of internal self-assessments to be carried out by various stakeholders to evaluate their capacity at systemic, institutional and individual levels to implement Niue’s obligations under the CBD, UNFCCC and UNCCD. The assessment will also pay close attention to crosscutting issues for the 3 Rio Conventions to promote synergy wherever possible. The NCSA process will then result in a national strategy and action plan to address those constraints. The aim is to ensure that domestic and externally-assisted action to meet Niue’s needs and priorities for capacity building are well-coordinated and implemented in an effective and efficient manner.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Community Affairs
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
20,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
33,750 USD
Total Cost 245,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Mar 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Sep 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Jun 2004
Project closed
30 Jun 2008