Department Of Desertification, Land Degradation And Drought Management
VISION: Restoration of degraded and desertified landscapes to facilitate increased access to productive natural resources and sustainable ecosystem services
MISSION: To combat desertification, land degradation and ensure rational utilization, conservation and sustainable management of natural resources of the dry lands as well as effective management of drought across the country.
Prevention and control of desert encroachment
Ensuring rational utilization, management and conservation of natural resources in dry lands as well as effective management of drought
Formulation, implementation and coordination of policies and projects relating to combating desertification and mitigating the effects of drought;
Promotion of procedures for reclamation and restoration of degraded lands; and
Cooperation and collaboration with other countries and international organization on matters relating to combating desertification and mitigating the effects of drought.