The Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act of emphasizes that every person in Kenya is entitled to a clean and healthy environment and had. Under Kenya’s Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) , an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), outlining the. EMCA, Institutions under EMCA. NEMA: National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) is to exercise general supervision and co- ordination over.

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Inspired by the need to balance environmental management interests with economic development interests, the ICZM Action Plan is set to foster a coordinated and integrated approach to resource utilization and management for sustainable development. Enca Nairobi Convention is a partnership between governments, civil society and the private sector, working towards a prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with healthy rivers, coasts and oceans.

These committees assist NEMA in effectively carrying out its function of proper management of the environment at these levels.

The Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, No 8 of (Kenya) | The REDD Desk

Related Links Ministry of Env. The PCC is concerned with the investigation of complaints relating to environmental damage and degradation generally. The supreme objective underlying the enactment of EMCA was to bring harmony in the management of the country’s environment. World Environment Day Close Yes, I’m sure. The national environment action plan shall contain among other aspects analysis of the natural resources of Kenya and their distribution, quantity and various uses. ecma

Environmental Act (EMCA)

WAMSK proposes ease but reliable ways to monitor the health of wetland ecosystems most of which are faced with degradation. The Act provides for environmental protection through. It shall also recommend legal and fiscal incentives for business that incorporate environmental requirements into their planning and operational processes as well set out guidelines for the planning and management of the environment and natural resources. Pollution loads come in form of solid waste, sewage, and chemical and effluent discharges into the aquatic environment.


The aim of the assessment to help initiate restoration measures.

Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, (Cap. ).

NEMA may also refer any matter that involves a point of law or is of unusual importance or complexity to NET for direction. Shoreline Management strategy This document outlines a strategy for shoreline management in support of overall coastal zone planning and decision-making. An appeal may be lodged by a project proponent upon denial of an EIA licence or by a local community upon the grant of an EIA licence to a project proponent. It makes recommendations for Biodiversity and Research, Water Management, Infrastructure development, human wildlife conflict, Forestry and Tourism Management.

Draft Waste Tyre Management Regulations. Legislation Kenya The national environment action plan shall upon adoption by Parliament be binding on all organs of government.

Once complete, the policy will give recommendations on the institutional arrangements for ensuing integrated approach towards management of coastal and marine resources. The National Environment Management Authority NEMA was established as the principal instrument of government charged with the implementation of all policies relating to the environment, and to exercise general supervision eknya coordination over all matters relating to the environment.

Thus, several economic activities carried out within the coastal zone and the associated hinterland catchments, contribute significantly to environmental pollution of the marine ecosystem.


The Act provides for environmental protection through; Environmental impact assessment Environmental audit and monitoring Environmental restoration orders, conservation orders, and easements. The proceedings of NET are not as stringent as those in a court of law and NET shall not be bound by the rules of evidence as set out in the Evidence Act. Once the record deleted cannot be retrived.

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) – Kenya

Marine pollution, Coastal zone management, Oil pollution, International agreement-implementation, Waste disposal. Fmca Taveta Green Point. Draft Wetlands Regulations Amended. Tenders Faq’s Staff Mail Careers.

Draft Plastic Regulations NEC sets national goals and objectives and promotes cooperation among both public and private eknya engaged in environmental protection programmes. The PCC has powers to investigate complaints against any person or even against NEMA or on its own motion investigate any suspected case of environmental degradation. You really want to delete this record? This cross-sectoral committee is responsible inter alia, for the development of a five year national environment action plan.

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This is a technical Committee responsible for formulation of environmental standards, methods of analysis, inspection, monitoring and technical advice on necessary mitigation measures. UN Environment Nairobi Convention. The NET is established under Section of EMCA for the purpose of hearing appeals from administrative decisions by organs responsible for enforcement of environmental standards.

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