Capacity building for the future

Publié: 03 mars 2016
Dernière modification: 19 octobre 2018

Our project deals with environmental governance within a 20 or 30 years’ time frame. Marine spatial planning issues are very likely to become more and more complex and people in charge in 20 years’ time won’t obviously be the same as today. This is the reason why we have designed and developed a comprehensive capacity building programme including the creation of a Master degree on environmental management of extractive industries (Master GAED), an academic documentation centre, training sessions and internships. In addition, and waiting for this future generation to be ready, we have to get the institutions (and not only people) ready to maintain and use technical tools we have contributed to set up (for example the implementation of a monitoring and early warning system for micro-contamination). Therefore our project provides administration and civil society representatives with equipment and training sessions.


Activités d'éducation, de formation et de renforcement des capacités
Échelle de la mise en œuvre
Phase de la solution
Mise en oeuvre

Facteurs de réussite

  • Strongly committed institutions (especially scientific institutes)
  • Strong preparatory work: inclusive identification of stakeholders’ needs
  • Transparency for student selection (Master)
  • All stakeholders have called for the creation of such an academic curricula (Master)

Enseignements tirés

  • Learning by doing is more efficient than workshops…
  • The outputs of our capacity building programme goes beyond expected effects of training sessions (international networking, scientific publications, breaking down inter-institutional barriers...)