Find Us at

  • 6th floor Post Office Building,
  • info@environment.gov.ls

Mandate

  • To establish a comprehensive environmental reporting system
  • To develop and maintain an environmental metadatabase which allows systematic collection, documentation and archiving of datasets
  • To determine in regular consultation with key stakeholders environmental issues that require additional information
  • To co-ordinate environmental data exchange initiative at national, regional and international levels
  • To produce every 5 years National environment Report on status of environment

Vision

Ensure effective delivery of policy-relevant information for informed decision-making.

Specific objectives are

  • To enhance DoE capacity to manage environmental data
  • To aid in providing a holistic view of the physical environment, resource availability, allocation as well as economic, socio-cultural, and ultimately human welfare conditions and trends through Environment Outlook Report (EOR)
  • To interface with other on-going initiatives in Lesotho to develop data and information for different aspects of national development planning and decision-making
  • To facilitate access to data and policy-relevant information for informed decision making on environmental issues

Structure and Personnel

-Environment Officer (EO)-Data

-Senior Environment Officer (SEO)- Data

-Principal Environment Officer (PEO)- Data (unfilled)

Existing Capacity

2 officers manning the Division: one SEO Data and one EO Data