Mission , Vision & Mandate
To be a world-class Environmental Authority that ensures a clean and healthy environment for all.
Safeguard and enhance the quality of the environment through coordination, research, facilitation and enforcement, while encouraging responsible individual, corporate and collective participation towards sustainable development.
Our Environment, Our life - Mazingira Yetu, Uhai Wetu
- Team work and partnership building;
- Efficiency and effectiveness;
- Accountability and transparency;
- Excellence and professionalism;
- Creativity and innovation;
- Courage of conviction;
- Sensitivity and responsiveness; and
- Result oriented.
Mandate of NEMA
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is a government parastatal established to exercise general supervision and co-ordination over all matters relating to the environment. The Authority is the principal instrument of Government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment. Section 9(2) of EMCA details 17 statutory functions that NEMA shall undertake.