The implementation of the actions in this document as well as those
in the NEAP Volume 1 is categorized by principal players thus:
For the first group of actions, the general public will start implementing
the actions immediately. In order not to lose direction, District Development
Committees (DDCs) will give guidance.
actions to be taken by people on their own;
action to be taken by people with assistance from the Government or non
governmental agencies; and
actions to taken by the Government alone.
This document, IDEAS, is only the first step in the production of individual
District Environmental Action Plans (DEAPs). To do this, each DDC will
convene a workshop to draw-up the plan. The workshops will be facilitated
by the NEAP Secretariat. As the DEAPs are central to the whole process,
the workshops should be conducted at the earliest possible opportunity.
After the DEAPs have been produced, and as a follow-up to the Consultative
District Workshops conducted during the NEAP process (see NEAP Volume 1),
the NEAP Secretariat will conduct training sessions in each district for
district administration and extension personnel together with chiefs on
environmental issues. The objectives of the training will be:
It is hoped that after the training sessions more people will have a better
understanding of the NEAP and that should facilitate its smooth implementation.
to explain the contents of the NEAP;
to instill the need for multi-sectoral approach in order to effectively
address environmental problems; and
to define roles to be played by various actors in the protection and management
of the environment.