Zambia Environmental Management Agency Development of NIPs for POPs in Zambia. By David Kapindula Inception Workshop held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka 6, August 2013. INTRODUCTION.
Inception Workshop held at Radisson BluHotel, Lusaka
6, August 2013
Development of the NIP in Zambia involved the following five phases:
PHASE I: ESTABLISHMENT OF COORDINATING MECHANISM AND PROCESS ORGANISATION
(i) MOU signing in July 2002
(ii) Setting up of the National Coordinator’s Office at ECZ in Aug 2002
(iii) Holding of the national workshop at which the NCC and the Four Thematic Groups were formed. These were Dioxins & Furans, DDT, PCBs and POPs Pesticides.
PHASE II: ESTABLISHMENT OF POPS INVENTORIES AND ASSESSMENT OF NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPACITY
PHASE III: PRIORITY ASSESSMENT AND OBJECTIVE SETTING
PHASE IV: FORMULATION OF NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
(i) POPs Pesticides
(iv) Dioxins and Furans,
(v) Stocks piles,
(vi) Public Awareness
PHASE V: NIPs ENDORSEMENT AND SUBMISSION