Environment and Nature Conservation

Northern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16


A prosperous society living sustainably with the natural environment.


Conserve and protect the natural environment for the benefit, enjoyment and welfare of present and future generations by integrating sustainable utilization with socio-economic development.

Core functions

  • Environmental assets conserved, valued, sustainably used, protected and continually enhanced;

  • Enhanced socio-economic benefits and employment creation for the present and future generations from a healthy environment;

  • A department that is fully capacitated to deliver its services efficiently and effectively;

  • Environmental education provided to stimulate critical thinking and influence decision making;

  • Ensure sustainable development and utilisation of natural resources while securing representative and resilient ecosystems through scientific research, spatial planning and cooperative governance;

  • To promote and enforce compliance with environmental legislation.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Biodiversity Management
Compliance And Enforcement
Environmental Empowerment Services
Environmental Policy,Planning And Coordination
Environmental Quality Management

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Public corporations and private enterprises
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