To ensure sustainable socio-economic development through sound management and wise utilization of the environment and natural resources
The mandate of the Environment Sub Sector is:-
- To ensure the protection,
- Conservation and management of the environment for sustainable development.
The focus is to protect and preserve important natural resources such as land, water, wetlands and biodiversity. The emphasis on control of environment abuse and degradation issues as stated in the National Environment Statute, 1995 forms the operational guidelines that will relate to the cases in the District.
The promotion of environmental awareness while taking into consideration the interests and participation of the stakeholders is emphasized during programme implementations.