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Environmental Protection Agency Act, 2022

Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate

This Act was introduced to ensure the continuation of the Sierra Leone Environment Protection Agency. It aims to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of environmental protection and management in Sierra Leone. The Act covers various aspects related to the protection, preservation, and sustainable management of the environment. It also addresses other matters that are connected to environmental protection and management.

Sierra Leone 2022 Environment and Climate Change

Update of the First Nationally Determined Contribution to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Mozambique (2020-2025)

Ministry of Land and Environment of Mozambique

This document presents Mozambique’s NDC 1 Update, which was prepared following a participatory approach in which the public and private sectors including civil society and academia were also involved with technical assistance from various international partners. The update responds to COVID-19 impacts, climatic shocks that affected the south of the country in 2021, and the insecurity in the central and northern regions of the country.

Mozambique 2021 Environment and Climate Change

Nairobi Declaration on Climate Change 2023

The Nairobi Declaration was developed with the aim of delivering climate-positive growth and finance solutions for Africa and the world, as well as establishing a common position ahead of 2023 COP28 summit.

Kenya 2023 Environment and Climate Change

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2014

Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, Zimbabwe

The mission of this national biodiversity strategy is to utilize traditional knowledge, research, technology, innovations and best practices to protect the environment, conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems to benefit present and future generations.

Zimbabwe 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Zimbabwe’s National Climate Change Response Strategy

Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, Zimbabwe

The National Climate Change Response Strategy provides a framework for a comprehensive and strategic approach on aspects of adaptation, mitigation, technology, financing, public education and awareness. It aims to inform the government on how to strengthen the climate and disaster risk management policies.

Zimbabwe Environment and Climate Change

The Environmental Management Act

Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, Zimbabwe

This Act provides sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment. It aims to prevent pollution and environmental degradation. It prepares a framework for the development of the National Environmental Plan. It amends references to intensive conservation areas and committees and associated matters in various Acts; to repeal the Natural Resources Act [Chapter 20:13], the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act [Chapter 20:03], the Hazardous Substances and Articles Act [Chapter 15:05] and the Noxious Weeds Act [Chapter 19:07].

Zimbabwe 2003 Environment and Climate Change

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2014

Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, Zimbabwe

The vision of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan is a Zimbabwe with resilient ecosystems and biodiversity values for social, political and economic development. The mission of the strategy is to utilize traditional knowledge, research, technology, innovations and best practices to protect the environment, conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems to benefit present and future generations.

Zimbabwe 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Southwest Indian Seamount Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Southwest Indian Seamount marine protected area consists of two offshore restricted zones, which are determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations apply to all animals and plants listed in the schedules of the convention. The national minister for environmental affairs is empowered to be the authority on permit issuance, maintain international trade records, coordinate national implementation and enforcement of the convention, represent the Republic at national and international meetings, and allocate annual quotas to provinces. The duties and responsibilities of other management bodies are expressly stated.

South Africa 2010 Environment and Climate Change

National Protected Area Expansion Strategy for South Africa (NPAES)

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The NPAES is the 20-year strategy for the expansion of protected areas in South Africa. The strategy shall be periodically reviewed at 5-year intervals; the 2016 version serves as the first full revision of the 2008 NPAES. It sets the priorities for expanding the protected area network for ecological sustainability and climate change adaptation, and conservation of South Africa’s biodiversity. The 2016 update contains new biodiversity data, newly declared protected areas, updated provincial protection plans, a review of the performance of previously declared areas, and a description of priority activities. The expansion strategy is expected to be carried out cost-effectively. Maps of the most important areas for the protected area expansion are set out, and recommendations are made.

South Africa 2016 Environment and Climate Change

Carbon Tax Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The government is taking a stance of imposing tax on greenhouse gas emissions and a provision of tax incentives as a reward for efficient use of energy; to provide appropriate price signals to help nudge the economy towards a more sustainable growth path. The tax is levied and collected for the benefit of the National Revenue Fund. The Act applies to persons who conduct activities in the Republic resulting in greenhouse gas emissions above the threshold stated in the schedules of the Act.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Namaqua National Park Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Namaqua Fossil Forest marine protected area consists of one offshore restricted zone, six inshore controlled zones, and five inshore restricted zones, which are determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Air Quality Act: National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations apply to the categories of emission sources outlined in the annexure of the schedules, and data providers specified in regulation 4. There is a classification of data providers and registration procedure for the purpose of these regulations. The regulations seek to introduce a single national reporting system for the transparent reporting of greenhouse gas emissions; to maintain a national inventory, to meet international reporting obligations, and to form the basis for the formulation of legislation and policies.

South Africa 2017 Environment and Climate Change

Publication of Prohibited Alien Species

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The notice contains a broad specification of alien species prohibited in the Republic, and for which permits shall not be issued by the relevant issuing authorities.

South Africa 2013 Environment and Climate Change