The overall mandate of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Climate Change as deduced from various pieces of legislation to provide regulatory and policy direction for conservation, development and management of forestry and natural resources for social economic development of the country. The Ministry is headquartered in Lilongwe and has 4 technical departments that fall under it. In addition, the Ministry oversees three regulatory authorities and water boards.
A nation with sustainably utilize and manage Environment and Natural resources and is Climate Resilient.
To develop, promote and manage Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change for the nation through appropriate technologies, standards and mechanisms for sustainable and equitable Socio-economic development.
  • To develop, conserve and utilize forest resources.
  • To strengthen fisheries and protection of breeding grounds, and resilient livelihoods towards food and nutrition security
  • To improve management of environment and climate change and provision of climate services
  • To improve management services
  • Value for people

We shall always demonstrate that we value our people and put the obligations of the public service above our personal interests in all regulatory work.

  • Professionalism

We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and exhibit high degree of competence and best practices in all our regulatory work.

  • Excellence

We shall always strive to be diligent, committed, efficient, and effective in the execution of our regulatory work.

  • Environmental Stewardship/ Environmentalism
The Ministry is committed to preserve and improve the environment. We shall endeavor to promote the responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices.
  • Integrity

The Ministry inspires trust and confidence in its clients through maintaining ethical and professional standards and walking the talk in all its business dealings. We shall demonstrate integrity and ethical conduct in all our regulatory work.

  •  Innovation and Creativity
The Ministry strives to improve its operational capacity by introducing new ways, ideas and products tailor-made to improve the delivery of its air cargo handling services to meet its clients’ expectations.
  • Transparency and Accountability

We take responsibility for all our actions and act in a transparent manner by creating communication channels for stakeholder engagement