Kurasa

Lake Zone

Office physical address

The National Environment Management Council (NEMC) office for the Lake Zone is based in Mwanza. It is located at Igogo Area, Lake Victoria Basin Water Board Compound. It can be reached through the following addresses:

NEMC-Lake Zone

P.O. BOX 11045

Mwanza- Tanzania

Email: nemcmza@gmail.com

Telephone: + 255-28-2541679

Facsimile:+ 255-28-2541679

Functions

The NEMC – Lake Zone started its operations in 2009, with the goal of bringing its services close to people. The Zonal Office carries activities of NEMC Head Quarters, related to raising awareness to stakeholders; planning and research on environment; environmental compliance and enforcement; environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring; coordinating environmental activities; and all other activities that NEMC has to perform as required by the Environmental Management Act (Cap 191).

Coverage

The Lake Zone covers six regions, namely Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita, Kagera, Mara and Simiyu. The Regions with respective Districts are as follow:

  1. Mwanza- Ilemela, Ukerewe, Sengerema, Nyamagana ,Misungwi, Magu and Kwimba.
  2. Kagera – Biharamulo, Ngara, Karagwe, Bukoba, Kyerwa, MulebaandMisenyi .
  3. Geita –Geita, Mbogwe, Bukombe, Chanto and Nyagw’ale.
  4. Shinyanga- Kishapu, Shinyanga, Kahama, Ushetu andMsalala,
  5. Simiyu-Bariadi, Busega, Itilima, Maswa and Meatu.
  6. Mara-Butiama, Musoma, Rorya, Tarime, Bunda and Serengeti.

Boundaries

On the South it borders with Tabora region; on the North is bordered with Lake Victoria; On the West borders Rwanda and Burundi countries; and on the East is the Arusha region and Country of Kenya.