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WORLD WETLANDS DAY

On the 2nd of February, Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Wetlands Day. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar. The treaty became commonly known as the Ramsar Convention.

Zimbabwe is a signatory to this treaty hence it is mandated to protect and treat wetlands as special habitats for several forms of plants, birds and animals. Moreover, Zimbabwe together with other  168 contracting parties have committed themselves to; work towards the wise use of all their wetlands, designate suitable wetlands for the list of Wetlands of International Importance (the “Ramsar List”) and ensure their effective management and cooperate internationally on trans boundary wetlands, shared wetland systems and shared species.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drieffontein Wetland is one of the designated Ramsar sites and the venue of the 2018 national World Wetlands Day Commemoration.

Designated Ramsar Sites in Zimbabwe

In accordance to the Ramsar Convention, A total of seven (7) sites have been designated as ‘Ramsar protected wetlands’ covering 28 582.40ha and these are as follows;

  • Victoria Falls
  • Cleveland Dam
  • Lake Chivero
  • Middle Zambezi/Mana Pools
  • Chinhoyi caves
  • Monavale Vlei and
  • Driefontein Grasslands

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Call for Proposals

The Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ) in collaboration with the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) invites research proposals focusing on sustainable environmental management through safe disposal of waste. Read More ...

Anti Corruption - Fraud Message

The Zimbabwe Code on Corporate Governance promotes good governance and high standards of integrity.  In line with this code, the Environmental Management Agency is committed to promoting sound corruption, bribery and fraud prevention mechanisms. Every employee of the Environmental Management Agency who knows or suspects any illegal, dubious or fraudulent activities occurring within the Agency should report them via WhatsApp, toll free or the website. Similarly, all stakeholders who are aware or suspects any illegal and dubious business activities involving Agency employees, suppliers and third parties are requested to report the issues on the mentioned platforms.  The Agency has a zero tolerance to corruption policy.

To report corruption anonymously please use the following channels:

Econet Toll free: 08080028

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About EMA

The Environmental Management Agency is a statutory body responsible for ensuring the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment, the prevention of pollution and environmental degradation, the preparation of Environmental Plans for the management and protection of the environment. It was established under the Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] and operationalised on the 17th of March 2003 through SI 103 of 2003.

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