Project Description

Strengthening Environmental Management and Land Administration (SEMLA)

Donor / Partner:   MONRE    /    SIDA    |     Duration: 2005-2010     |     Location: Vietnam

About:  ICEM was one of three international organizations in a consortium providing the technical backing for implementation of this high profile nad ground-breaking five year project to strengthen environmental management and land administration in Vietnam.

The SEMLA program was implemented at national, provincial and lower administrative levels to provide services in terms of reduced pollution and effective and equitable land administration.

The program aimed to improve capacity at national, provincial and local levels to address pollution prevention, control and rehabilitation and to provide efficient and equitable services in land registration, land information, land use planning and land evaluation.

The objective of the national component was to improve capacity to provide and enabling policy and legislative context and implementation arrangements for environment and land management at national and local level. The objective of the provincial component was to improve capacity for implementation of natural resource planning and management in selected provinces.