Capacity Building

Environmental Capacity Building (EIA)

EPASL offers knowledge and skills support to all stakeholders on environmental conservation with special emphasis on environmental laws, policies and regulations in Sierra Leone. The website allows us to extend our services to the wider Sierra Leonean community.? This site is particularly useful to learning institutions that wish to train/teach on environmental issues.

On this site you will find information about the EPASL capacity building programs and documents.? These include short courses offered such as Basic Enforcement Course for EPASL staff and Lead agencies as well as EIA/EA Reviewers course. Our online publications and resources are available.
We invite you to visit EPASL website or us at our Headquarters in Freetown for more information.

Compliance Promotion
Following the enactment of EMCA 1999, NEMA through the Minister or Environment and Mineral Resources has gazetted several regulations to operationalise? the Act. These regulations provide specific activities to be undertaken to help developers to protect the environment as they carry out their activities.
EPASL regulations:

  • EIA/EA Regulations
  • Waste Management Regulations
  • Biodiversity and Benefit Sharing
  • Ozone Depleting Substances
  • Water Quality Regulations
  • Noise Pollution Regulations
  • Wetlands and riparian Regulations


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