Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

Ministry Leadership

John Makau - CECM Environment and Natural Resources
John Makau
CEC, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Joseph Kimanga Mutua - CO Environment and Natural Resources
Joseph Kimanga Mutua
Chief Officer

Mission Statement

Our Mission

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Our Vision

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Our Core Values

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Environment

  • Formulation and review of County specific policies on the environment.
  • Developing and enacting legislation and regulatory framework for County specific policies for the environment.
  • Implementation of county policies and legislation related to the environment.
  • Enforcement of the environmental policies, regulations, laws, and compliance with management measures within the county.
  • Provision of information and updates on environmental issues to the county executive and legislative arms.
  • Control of air pollution, noise pollution, and other public nuisances.
  • Licensing for persons exceeding the permissible noise levels.
  • Noise mapping and action plan development.
  • Implementation of specific national government policies on environmental conservation.
  • Implementation of county-specific forestry policies including farm forestry extension services.
  • Water pollution control.
  • Facilitate private sector participation in environmental conservation.

Energy

  • Identification of renewable energy sites for development.
  • Formulation and review of County specific policies on renewable energy.
  • Developing and enacting legislation and regulatory framework for County specific policies on renewable energy.
  • Implementation of county policies and legislation related to renewable energy.
  • Enforcement of the energy policies, regulations, laws, and compliance with management measures within the county.
  • Provision of information and updates on renewable energy issues to the county executive and legislative arms.
  • Facilitate research, adoption and capacity building on sustainability and utilization of renewable energy.
  • Promote partnerships to support the distribution and provision of affordable rural electrification and sustainable secure renewable energy.

Mineral Investment Development

  • Formulation and review of County specific policies on mining investments and development.
  • Developing and enacting legislation and regulatory framework for County specific policies for mining-led development within the county.
  • Implementation of county policies and legislation related to mining investments development.
  • Enforcement of the policies, regulations, laws, and compliance with management measures within the county.
  • Provision of information and updates on mining activities and issues to the county executive and legislative arms.
  • Implementation of the relevant national policies.
  • Awareness creation to community members/residents on issues related to mining.
  • Creation of conducive minerals investments environment at the county level through formulation and review of specific county policies to support the mining activities.
  • Promote private sector participation and public private partnerships.

Achievements

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Contact Us

  • County Government of Kitui
    Tana Athi Water Services Board
    Building, Ground Floor
    P.O. Box 33 – 90200,
    Kitui
  • 0702 615 888
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