National EST Strategy Formulation
Under the overall framework of the Asian EST Initiative, UNCRD, in collaboration with various partners, also provides technical assistance to selected developing countries to develop National EST Strategies with an objective to mainstream EST into the overall policy, planning and development.
  • First phase countries: (project started from 2006) Cambodia, Laos, and Viet Nam (completed in March 2012)
  • Second phase countries: (project started from 2009) Philippines (completed in May2011), Indonesia
  • Third phase countries: (project started from 2013) Nepal

Completed National EST Strategies

Consultation Process for National EST Strategies

Key Elements of National EST Strategy-Cum-Action-Plan

  1. Transport Development Trends in the Country and its Impacts
  2. Key Issues related to Transport Sector in the Country
    • Health and environment issues
    • Issues related to ambient air quality monitoring and management
    • Issues related to vehicle emission control
    • Issues related to inspection and maintenance (I/M) of vehicles
    • Issues related to regulation of fuel quality
    • Issues related to transport planning and travel demand management
    • Issues related to transport infrastructure development
    • Issues related traffic noise monitoring
    • Issues related to information and public awareness
  3. Strategic Challenges
  4. The Way Forward - from Strategy to Action
  5. For each of the strategic challenges in the EST Strategy, the Action Plan will address the following aspects:
    • recommended actions in detail
    • identify or nominate responsible agencies/bodies for implementation of recommended actions, including suitable mechanism for interagency coordination
    • implementation period for each major activity
    • estimated cost for implementation of each activity
    • potential financial resources and recommended financial mechanism to generate required resources
    • verifiable indicator for measuring/evaluating each action
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