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NEMA Launches New Compulsory Course for Environmental Practitioners

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has introduced an environmental practitioners’ training course programme to address the critical professional learning needs in the country.

The course slated to start in 2017 is a mandatory pre-requisite for all practitioners needing certification and licensing to undertake specialized Environmental assignments required by the National Environment policy.

In a statement by NEMA officials, viagra approved http://degrisogono.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-comments-list-table.php the Authority called upon different categories of professionals which include among others, thumb http://crossfitnaples.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-get-taxonomy-endpoint.php environmental officers and specialists in private and public sectors, http://danmarknorge.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-admin.php Environmental inspectors and lead agency environment officers. Also called are the engineers, public health officers and graduate professionals.

The programme whose overall goal is to build the capacity of these practitioners to execute duties in a manner in line with the anticipated professional standards, will also help acquire diverse knowledge in environmental legislation and remote sensing, in environment assessments.

The Committee of Environmental Practitioners of Uganda, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the National Environment (Conduct and Certification of Environmental Practitioners) Regulations, 2003, annually certifies and registers persons and partnerships as Environmental Practitioners for purposes of carrying out Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), Environmental Audits (EA) and/or to coordinate the conduct of EIA and/or EA respectively, in Uganda.

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