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Climate Resilience, The Environment, Forestry, Fisheries & Disaster Management

Divisions Overview

Divisions

FORESTRY

FORESTRY

The Units under the portfolio of Forestry are Management of Forest Reserve and Protected Areas and the Sub-Units include Forest Conservation; Tree Establishment and Management; Wildlife Conservation; Environmental Education; Up-land Watershed Management; Mangrove Conservation and Forest Recreation.

FISHERIES

FISHERIES

The Units falling under the portfolio of Fisheries are Marine Protected Areas; Data Management; Resource Assessment and Management; Extension; Quality Assurance; Refrigeration Maintenance and Fishing Technology.

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT

The Units under the portfolio of Environment are Biodiversity; Climate Change and Multilateral Environment Agreements. The Environment Division was created in 2009 and joined other key divisions to become the Ministry of Climate Resilience in 2018. The Environment Division envisions a “healthy and productive environment that guarantees the sustainability of development activities and processes, and that contributes fully to the social and cultural development, to economic prosperity and quality of human life” (National Environment Management Strategy). This vision is firmly grounded in the overarching policy goal to “provide a coherent framework to ensure that development is environmentally sustainable while optimizing the contribution of the environment to economic, social and cultural development in the short, medium and long-term”.

Against this backdrop, the Environment Division provides support in the planning, promotion, review and coordination of the implementation of associated environment policies and environment programs in collaboration with key Government and Non-Government stakeholders.

The main portfolios within the Environment Division include:

  1. Climate Change Portfolio
  2. Coastal Zone and Ocean Governance Portfolio
  3. Biodiversity Portfolio
  4. Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements Portfolio
  5. Environmental Protection Portfolio

Public education and awareness, and community support and participation are cross-cutting themes for implementation of the above portfolios.

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

The Units under the portfolio of Disaster Management are the National Disaster Management Agency and Information Dissemination

INFORMATION

INFORMATION

The Government Information Service (GIS) is a department within the Ministry of Climate Resilience, the Environment, Forestry, Fisheries. Disaster Management and Information. The department is divided into four (4) Production Units:

  1. Television/ Radio
  2. Library/ Archive
  3. Print/Media/ Internet  
  4. Public Address System/ Technical Support

Each department is supervised by a Production Head.