Friday, February 21, 2020
The National Environment Council (NEC) is established by Section 4(1) of the Environmental Management and Coordination Act no. 8 of 1999. IThe committees are chaired by  is chaired by the Minister responsible for of Environment matters. Other members of the Council are:

  • The Permanent Secretaries responsible for matters in the First Schedule of the Act, namely:  agriculture economic planning and development, education, energy, environment, finance, fisheries, foreign affairs, health, industry, law or law enforcement, local government, natural resources, public administration, public works, research and technology, tourism and water resources;
  • Representatives of public universities;  specialized research institutions;  the business community and non-governmental organizations;
  • The Director General NEMA who shall be its Secretary.
Key Functions of NEC:
  • Policy formulation and direction for the purposes of this act
  • Set national goals and objectives and determine policies and priorities for the protection of the environment;
  • Promote cooperation among public departments, local authorities, private sector, non-governmental organizations and such other organizations engaged in environmental protection programmes;
  • Perform such other functions as are assigned under the Act.
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