Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Western Cape Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

A resilient, sustainable, quality and inclusive living environment.

Mission

To promote a resilient, sustainable, quality and inclusive living environment in support of human well-being.

Core functions and responsibilities

The core functions of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning are to promote sustainable economic development and social equity by upholding the environmental integrity of the Western Cape. This will be achieved through:

  • Ensuring cohesive and integrated environmental governance in the Western Cape;

  • Strategically advancing the environmental sustainability of the Western Cape;

  • Sustaining the environmental quality of the Western Cape; and

  • Ensuring integrated environmental and land management in the Western Cape.