Natural Resources

This Department is headed by a District Natural Resources Officer (DNRO) and its functions are:
 To increase tree coverage on public and private land through partnership arrangements with communities and private investors
 Promote the legal ownership of land in the district
 To reduce encroachment on public land such as wetlands, forest reserves, district and sub-county land
 To promote tree farming as a viable economic enterprise
 To protect and restore degraded fragile ecosystems such wetland and Lakeshores through tree planting
 To strengthen adherence to the existing Environment and Natural Resources management policies, laws and legislations.
 To produce a structural plans for the town boards in the District
 Sensitize communities on climate change