Institutions under EMCA. NEMA: National Environmental Management Authority ( NEMA) is to exercise general supervision and co-ordination over all matters. EMCA was enacted against a backdrop of 78 sectoral laws dealing with various components of the environment, the deteriorating state of Kenya’s. Country/Territory: Kenya; Document type: Legislation; Date: (); Source: FAO, FAOLEX; Long title: An Act of Parliament to provide for the establishment.

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National Solid Waste Mangement Strategy. You really want to delete this record? It makes recommendations for Biodiversity and Research, Water Management, Infrastructure development, human wildlife conflict, Forestry and Tourism Management. Marine pollution, Coastal zone management, Oil pollution, International agreement-implementation, Waste disposal.

Thus, several fmca activities carried out within the coastal zone and the associated hinterland catchments, contribute significantly to environmental pollution of the marine ecosystem. NEMA is the principal Government institution charged with the overall supervision and co-ordination over all matters relating to the environment as well as implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999 (Cap. 387).

Environmental Management and Coordination Act The Act provides for environmental protection through. Once the record deleted cannot be retrived. 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.


Inspired by the kenha 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.

It is instructive to note that the membership of these committees include inter alia representatives of farmers or pastoralists, business community, women and youth.

Green Climate Fund Program. Pollution loads come in form of solid waste, sewage, and chemical and effluent discharges into the aquatic environment. Designated Labs for Testing. The NET is established under Section smca EMCA for the purpose of hearing appeals from administrative decisions by organs responsible for enforcement of environmental standards. The draft Policy has knya approved by the National Environment Council and will be tabled at Cabinet. The national environment action plan shall contain among other aspects analysis of the natural resources of Kenya and their distribution, quantity and various uses.

Provincial and district environmental committees are also required to develop their own five year environmental action plans which are incorporated in the national environment action plan.

The main functions of the sub-department include: The plan was launched in January Draft Coastal Pollution Prevention and Control guidelines Among the major threats that have been identified, facing the coastal and marine environment is pollution, resulting mainly from land-based sources, and to some extent, from marine based activities.

The Nairobi Convention is a partnership between governments, civil society and the private sector, ekca towards a prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with healthy rivers, coasts and oceans.


This is a technical Committee responsible for formulation of environmental standards, methods of analysis, inspection, monitoring and technical advice on necessary mitigation measures.

The Policy gives guidance on activities that should be carried out near wetlands in order to ensure that wetlands continue performing their critical ecological, hydrological and buffering functions. Draft Plastic Regulations World Environment Day The plan also encourages participation of various stakeholders including local communities in management of the Lake.

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National Sand Harvesting Guidelines. These committees assist NEMA in effectively carrying out its function of proper management of the environment at these levels. Shoreline Management strategy This document outlines a strategy for shoreline management in support of overall coastal zone planning and decision-making.

The Act provides for environmental protection through; Environmental impact assessment Environmental audit and monitoring Environmental restoration orders, conservation orders, and easements. 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.

Draft Wetlands Regulations Amended. The overall purpose of the management plan is to guide ksnya sustainable and equitable use of natural resources in the lake Jipe Ecosystem.