The EIA and Small Scale Artisanal Miners

Zimbabwe is endowed with vast mineral resources, especially along the Great Dyke. As such, the mining industry has expanded over the years and is a significant contributor towards the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. The mining industry is characterised by large, medium and small scale miners.

The Agency uses various tools to achieve sustainable mining, including the Environmental Impact Assessment. Sustainable mining is usually an issue with the small scale and artisanal miners. However, the government has recognised that the artisanal and small scale mining sector is contributing significantly to economic growth hence the need to make legal provisions which ensures that they do their operations in a sustainable manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artisanal mining at oaklands farm in Insiza District, Matebeleland South.

Read more ...

Alert on Handling of Fuel

Search Our Site

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:

Report Corruption Now!!!

Econet Toll free: 08080028

Twitter: @EMAeep

WhatsApp: 0779 565 707

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more ...

Report Environmental and Social Safeguards !!!

Featured Video

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 •
  • 1

e-Newsletter Subscription