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E&S safeguards screening of 25 field stations from Sumatra to Papua, Indonesia (for the German Development Bank, KfW)
TOF for the German Development Bank (KfW) is conducting environmental and social...
AFRICA 2023: Professional level renewable energy development impact assessment and management planning course in Africa – a TOF design with ICH funded by Norad, Norway
TOF has designed with ICH a two-part course (on-line and on-site) on social and...
AFRICA 22: Professional level IA course in Africa – a TOF design with ICH funded by Norad, Norway
TOF senior consultant and executive director has completed the design of a week course...
Assessment of the OSS-RBA in Indonesia (for the German Development Bank, KfW)
TOF is soon completing a study on the functionality and challenges of the Indonesian the...
E&S policy assessment of PBL for SOE in Indonesia (for the German Development Bank, KfW)
TOF completed an E&S safeguards assessment related to a PBL associated with...
TOF Pro Bono project on understanding of ‘green’ choices among students gains ground – model developed
TOF completed its innovative project with a high school on project to enhance student...
E&S Safeguards Assessed for Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Environmental and Social Management Systems/Frameworks (ESMS/ESMF) have been developed...
OSS-RBA operationalization needs. Indonesia
TOF explored the needs and capacities needed to operationalize Indonesia’s new OSS-RBA...
Pro Bono Project: TOF designs and directs a think green project at the local high school (NØVGS, Tynset)
TOF is working with local high school (NØVGS, Tynset) on a sustainable development...
TOF begins on ESIA for an access road for a renewable energy project. DR Congo, Africa
TOF in the winter of 2021 begins on an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment...
Environment and Social (E&S) Upstream Level Study for BAFCO – Lao PDR
Environment and Social (E&S) Upstream Level Study for BAFCO. A TOF expert is the...
TOF Norway partnered in the project Fair Public Procurement
TOF Norway partnered in the project Fair Public Procurement submitted to the Nordic...
International Capacity Building / Training Courses
International Capacity Building, AFRICA 2023: governance, risks, resettlement, SIA and ESIA in Ghana
TOF is leading a new course with ICH on SIA within the context of ESIA to be held in...
International Capacity Building 2022: future transmission and distribution
TOF expert presented environmental, health and social methods, development implications...
Webinar preparation: TOF is assisting preparing special capacity modules for a number of stakeholder groups in Georgia – municipalities, developers, and CSOs and NGOs
Subjects include update on licensing processes (construction, impact assessments, etc),...
Webinar preparation: TOF Norway is preparing a series of webinars on Human Rights in the Context of Impact Assessments of Renewable Energy Projects
TOF will focus on energy, gender, labour, ecosystem services and natural resources....
COURSE (web): Hydropower Development and Environment
Audience: Renewable energy project development professionals, international Client: ICH...
COURSE (web): The Process of Social Impact Assessment, Compliance and Risk Management International Webinar; Module 1)
Audience: Renewable energy project development professionals, Africa Client: ICH Period:...
COURSE (web): Awareness Raising & Capacity Building: Hydropower Development, Stakeholders and Impact Considerations
Audience: Webinar for Municipalities and Central Government. Georgia Client: NVE...
Internships / Mentoring R&D
TOF welcomes inquiries for participating in research and development (R&D) activities through internships. Only unpaid internships are available at this stage. All internships are output based. Due to COVID internships are virtual unless living in Norway (case-wise judgement is made). Inquiries are welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Projects in the Making & Collaboration-Partnership Opportunities
Green Deal Project – Knowledge and Pathways for a Green Deal
TOF Norway proposed to team Finland NGO and Russian, produce online lectures, and...
Proposal for the Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative – civil society. YEAR – 2021 (based on eventual call)
TOF is developing a project for submission to the Norwegian Climate and Forest...
Renewable Energy Project: Wind Farm Project and Transmission. 2020 – 2021. Vietnam
Development of Social, Environment and Health Impact Assessment and management reports....
Reports, Useful Guidance, Notes and Tip-sheets
Will be added as made available for disclosure
Papers in progress
- Climate, forest peoples and restoration – concept of ecosystem of reference revisited (paper)
- Benefit sharing is working for indigenous and forest – dwelling people? (Note/paper)
- Behavior changes in managing our environment – are these in sight? (paper)
Guidelines & Tip sheets
Communication, stakeholder engagement and regulations for road infrastructure projects. (funded by: Asian Development Bank).
Indonesia (INO) project. ADB Benchmarks. Tip sheets: 1-Communication, 2-Land Acquisition and Resettlement, 3-HSE, 4-Customary Communities (Customary communities/IPs), 5-Livelihoods and Environment, and 6-Gender. ADB funded project.
(Dhillion, Team leader, contact at TOF)
Environmental Liability (EU Directive) project (funded by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs). Georgia. Baseline methods and basic understanding for inspecting units.
1-Guide on vegetation and forest biodiversity (eng and geo); 2-Guide on aquatic biodiversity (eng and geo); 3-Guide on surface water quality (eng and geo); 4 Guide on wildlife biodiversity (eng and geo); 5 Guide on valuing environmental damage; 6-Summary of EL case studies; 7- Inspection, monitoring and re-evaluation of infrastructures (with separate supporting templates and guidance notes) and; 8-Stakeholder Engagement. Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded project.
(Available upon request from Dhillion, Team Leader, contact at TOF)
- Assistance with Proposal Development
- Theory of Change and Contribution Analysis
- Stakeholder Analysis and Management
- Methods for IA
- Safeguard Planning and Reporting
- Questionnaire Development
Other Useful Guidance Reports &
Research on Best Practices for the Implementation of the Principles of ILO Convention No. 169
International Standards and Practice Documents and Links
Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
About the Sustainable Development Goals