The Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation (DEPC) has five key objectives:

  • Develop an appropriate legislative framework to lead and guide clean, resilient and sustainable development
  • Strengthen compliance and enforcement of environmental legislation
  • Improve coordination between stakeholders (government sector, private sector, donor partners and non-government organisations)
  • Develop and implement the National Environment Policy and Implementation Plan 2016 – 2030
  • Improve the resourcing, revenue collection and working environment for DEPC.