Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Vision

A clean, healthy, safe and sustainably managed environment and Natural resources

 Mission

To facilitate good governance in the protection, restoration, conservation, development and management of the environment and natural resources for equitable and sustainable development.

Mandate

To protect, conserve and manage the environment and natural resources for socio-economic development

Core Values

  1. Sustainable Development:
  2. Honesty and Integrity:
  3. Human Dignity:
  4. Teamwork and focus on results:
  5. Innovativeness:
  6. Equity:
  7. Participatory Approach

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 

  1. A Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment
  2. A Right to Development
  3. Ecosystem Approach
  4. Total Economic Value
  5. The Principle of Sustainable Use
  6. Inter- and Intra-generational Equity
  7. Public Participation and Inclusivity Principle
  8. The Principle of Subsidiarity
  9. The Precautionary Principle
  10. The Polluter Pays Principle.
  11. International Cooperation
  12. Good Governance
  13. 3R- Reduce, Re-use, recycle

 THE MINISTRY HAS THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS AND DIVISIONS:

  • Administration- Finance, Accounts, Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Public Communications, Planning, Information Communications Technology, Supplies Chain Management, Internal Audit and Legal
  • Directorate of Environment- Policy Formulation & Implementation(PF&I), Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs), Programmes, Projects &Strategic Initiatives (PP&SI), Urban Rivers Programme (URP) and Climate Change (CC).
  • Directorate of  Natural Resources – Forest Conservation (FC), Wildlife Conservation (WC)
  • Kenya Meteorological Department

SEMI-AUTONOMOUS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES UNDER THE  MINISTRY

  1. National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  2. Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA)
  3. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)
  4. Kenya Forest Service (KFS)
  5. Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI)

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION ACT (EMCA) INSTITUTIONS

  1. National Environment Council (NEC)
  2. National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND)
  3. National Environment Tribunal (NET)
  4. Public Complaints Committee (PCC)

 

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