The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) was established to ensure sustainable management of natural resources and the protection of the environment. This can only be achieved through stakeholder participation which a can be accomplished through active participation. Communication between the Agency and communities is key in ensuring that the mainstream sustainable environmental practices in their everyday life and work.

The Agency’s vision of “a safe, clean and healthy environment supporting an empowered society and a growing economy. can only be achieved with stakeholder participation. A stakeholder is any organization, governmental entity, community or individual that has a stake in or may be impacted by a given approach to environmental regulation, pollution prevention, energy  conservation among others.

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Environmental Conventions

What is a Convention or Multi-lateral Agreement?

A convention is a legally binding international treaty that may be ratified/ endorsed by member states. Conventions are aimed at collectively addressing specific issues by a number of member states.

The following Environmental Conventions have been signed and ratified by the Government of Zimbabwe?

The CITES Convention

CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora also known as the Washington Convention) is a multilateral treaty that was drafted as a result of a resolution adopted in 1963 at a meeting of the international Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The convention was opened for signature in 1973 but came into force on 1 July, 1975. Recognising that wild flora and fauna in their many beautiful and varied forms are an irreplaceable part of natural systems of the earth which must be protected for this and the generations to come, its aim was to:

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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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Vision, Mission & Values

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

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

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