Welcome to the Official Website of the Environmental Affairs Department


Who We Are

Environmental Affairs is a government department established under Section 93(1) of the Constitution of Malawi to exercise general supervision and coordination over all matters relating to the management of the environment and natural resources. We promote conservation, sustainable use, and protection of the environment and natural resources in line with the principles of sustainable development, as articulated in Agenda 21 of the Rio Convention, Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS III) and other development goals.

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Our Mandate


To promote, coordinate, monitor and oversee compliance with environment, natural resources policies, programmes and legislation in order to ensure sustainable development and poverty reduction.

Our Vision


 "A nation with sustainable management of the environment and natural resources"

Our Mission


To provide excellent services in cross-sectoral coordination, monitoring, overseeing compliance and facilitating integration of environmental concerns into sectoral policies, plans and programmes to ensure sustainable development.

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Greenhouse Gas Inventory System

Access Malawi's Greenhouse Gas Inventory System (GHG-IS) data including indicators, calculators and reports.

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