Welcome to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.

Our mandate is to enable a resilient, sustainable, quality and inclusive living environment for all. We’re committed to improving urban and rural areas through enhanced management of land, an enhanced climate change plan, and better living conditions for all.

See more about what we do by clicking on one of the Chief Directorates below:

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Environmental Governance, Policy Coordination & Enforcement
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Environmental
Quality

 

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Environmental
Sustainability

 

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Development
Planning

 

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Berg River
Berg River Improvement Plan (BRIP)

A partnership programme aimed at improving the water quality of the Berg River.

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RSEP VPUU VREDENBURG
RSEP/VPUU
 

Improving the quality of life through urban, social and spatial upgrading.

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Cederberg - Wolfberg Arch
CapeNature
 

CapeNature is responsible for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape.

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Breede River ERPP
 

Improving and sustaining our shared environmental and water resources

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