Environment skills

National Capacity-Building Needs Self-Assessment

Turkmenistan, 2005

Sector: Governance

Partners: Ministry of Nature Protection, United Nations Development Programme, Global Environment Facility

Project summary: Technical support to the Government of Turkmenistan to assess its capacity needs and prepare a national capacity action plan under the Global Environment Facility’s strategic approach to enhancing capacity building

Position: Assessment preparation specialist


  • Built the capacity of participants in the self-assessment process to design and write documents required under the project
  • Developed trainees’ skills in information collection, analysis, organisation and presentation
  • Trained participants in the Logical Framework matrix, and developed their understanding and skills to write a strategic action plan and supporting documents
  • Analysed and assessed the design process in thematic and cross-cutting areas