AIR POLLUTION FROM VEHICLE EMMISSIONS

Air Pollution is the introduction of substances or surplus energy as waste products of human activities into the atmosphere which directly or indirectly adversely alter the quality of the environment or cause undesirable effects on man, animals, vegetation or materials. The waste may be gaseous or particulate emissions. Transportation is a major source of air pollutants. Vehicles are probably the largest single source of pollutants such as hydrocarbons, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide.

Vehicle emissions are a major source of air pollution in urban areas (2014)

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Tavatose Sisonke Schools Visual Art Exhibition 2015

As the Environmental Management Agency (EMA), we strongly believe in stakeholder participation to achieve a safe, clean and healthy environment.  Our mission; ‘to regulate, monitor and promote the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment with stakeholder participation’, shows how much we value the work done by various stakeholders to tackle some of the topical environmental issues in the nation. Schools are among the list of stakeholders that we work with. In so doing, we inculcate responsibility and environmental stewardship among school children, who happen to be the future leaders. We operate under the banner “Catch them young” because we believe that, ‘you cannot train an old dog new tricks’, hence children should be educated on environmental issues at a tender age, so that when they eventually become adults, they will be able to use their resources sustainably.

In an endeavour to raise environmental awareness in schools, the Agency partnered the National Gallery of Zimbabwe [NGZ] in running a competition called ‘Tavatose/Sisonke Schools Visual Art Exhibition’.

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The Environmental Management Agency is in the process of upgrading its Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system to ensure the effective and efficient fulfilment of its mandate in line with its four key result areas namely Environmental Management, Environmental Information Management, Environmental Protection and Organisational Development and Support. To execute this task, the Agency is inviting individuals or institutions who have vast experience in M&E and/or DHIS to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) to provide consultancy services. call for proposals

The Environmental Management Agency has a zero tolerance to corruption policy. All employees and stakeholders who know or suspect any illegal, dubious or fraudulent activities involving Agency employees, suppliers and third parties are requested to report the issues.  To report corruption anonymously please use the following link:

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Vision, Mission & Values

  • VISION +

    A clean, safe and healthy environment supporting an empowered society, a sustainable and growing economy by 2030.
  • MISSION STATEMENT +

    To regulate, monitor and promote sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment with stakeholder participation.
  • CORE VALUES +

    • Transparency • Professionalism • Timeous response • Stakeholder Participation • Unhu / Ubuntu •Team work •
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