Environmental Law (EMA Act, 2002)

Environmental Management Act / EMA Act, 2002 provides for the establishment of an appropriate legal and institutional framework for the management of the environment and related matters. It is a framework environmental legislation that establishes appropriate legal and institutional mechanisms for the management of the environment. It provides for improved legal and administrative co-ordination of the diverse sectoral initiatives in order to improve the national capacity for the management of the environment. This is in view of the fact that the environment constitutes the foundation of national economic, social, cultural and spiritual advancement.

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Call for masters research proposals 2018


In response to the current imperative by the New Government towards linking research and development, the Environmental Management Agency (EMA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, has taken this initiative to engage local universities in environmental research. The Agency is mandated to regulate, monitor and promote sustainable management of natural resources and the protection of the environment with stakeholder participation. In this regard, EMA invites research proposals focusing on the outlined research themes.  Read more...