Who We Are

The Environment Affairs Department (EAD) is a government agency established to exercise general supervision and coordination over all matters relating to the environment, natural resources and climate change management. It provides environmental stewardship and enforces the environmental mandate through various approaches and strategies. Among others, it promotes conservation, sustainable use, and protection of the environment and natural resources in line with the principles of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) and other development goals. 

Our Mandate

To promote, coordinate, monitor and oversee compliance with environment, natural resources and climate change management programmes, policies and legislation 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.