Environmental Assessment for Water-related Policies and Developments Course


The course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to assess both project and policy level impacts of water-related developments


5 Days

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for professionals - from the academic, public or private sectors- who want to develop a good understanding of the process of impact assessment (IA)


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Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
EAW001 2 Oct 2023 - 6 Oct 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
EAW001 6 Nov 2023 - 10 Nov 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
EAW001 4 Dec 2023 - 8 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.

Objectives of the course

  1. Elaborate on the similarities, differences, and complementarity of EIA and SEA and their application to support development decision and increase the sustainability of projects and strategic interventions in the water sector.
  2. Apply methods and tools used in EIA & SEA to conduct a desk-top assessment for a water-related project.
  3. Describe the importance of public participation in EIA & SEA and the roles of stakeholders, experts, regulators and proponents in those assessment processes.
  4. Analyze the barriers and drivers that influence the effective integration of EIA & SEA into the planning and approval processes for projects and strategic interventions in different countries.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to environmental assessment for water policies and developments
  • Principles of EIA and SEA, and legal and policy framework
  • EIA and SEA tools and methods
  • Case study (group and individual work): design an appropriate EA approach for a specific case
  • Effective integration of EA into the planning/project in developing and transition countries.



Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]


Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]



Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]


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