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In most cases projects are identified by client department and further development of projects and contract supervision is by Department of Transport, Roads and Public Works

The Department of Health and the Department of Education have capital budgets for provisioning of health and school infrastructure respectively.  No formal agreements relating to these property developments are in place between these departments and the Department of Transport, Roads and Public Works.

Governing Laws and Policies

None

Responsible Authority/ies

Department of Transport, Roads and Public Works

Department of Health

Department of Education

Department of Social Services, Sports, Arts and Culture

Environmental Issues

Loss of habitat and Biodiversity

Energy and water consumption

Sewage and waste management

Sensitive environments

Compliance to NEMA Principles

Sustainable Development

No policies and guidelines are in place to ensure that water and energy efficiency and integrated waste management are addressed in property planning development and maintenance.

Integration of Environmental Considerations into Decision Making

Limited environmental considerations in project planning, design and construction.

Participation, Empowerment and Transparency

Community Based Public Works Programme (CBPWP) for low capital projects ensures involvement by communities in service and public infrastructure.  Community based steering committees exist for all these projects.  

Environmental issues are not specifically addressed.

Environmental Justice and Equity

The use of emerging contractors in CBPPW and requirements in this regard for capital intensive projects ensure some degree of equitable access to environmental resources.

Ecological Integrity

Inadequate EIA’s

Co-operative Governance

Projects are tabled before the Economic Development and Infrastructure Cluster

Compliance to Relevant Environmental Legislative Provisions

R1182, R1183, R1184 (EIA)

Department of Transport, Roads and Public Works do not comply uniformly with EIA regulations for the construction of new buildings where required.  

The Departments of Health and the Department of Education operate on their own capital budgets and do not comply uniformly to EIA regulations

Non compliance is largely due to lack of awareness or financial resources.

Existing Arrangements for Co-operative Governance and Environmental Management

None for EIA’s

Projects are tabled before the Economic Development and Infrastructure Cluster.

Recommendations for Co-operative Governance and Environmental Management

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