Department of Environmental Affairs

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Department of Environmental Affairs
Department overview
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Ministers responsible Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs
Barbara Thomson, Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs
Department executive Nosipho Ngcaba, Director-General: Environmental Affairs

The Department of Environmental Affairs is one of the departments of the South African government. It is responsible for protecting, conserving and improving the South African environment and natural resources. Formerly the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

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The branches of the Department of Environmental Affairs are:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Chemicals and Waste Management
  • Environmental Advisory Services
  • Environmental Programmes
  • Legal Authorisations and Complaince Inspectorate
  • Oceans and Coasts
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer

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