• Nyamira CBD
    Nyamira CBD

    An Aerial View of Nyamira County as at February 2015. DRSRS offers County Governments Mapping Resources for Development.

  • Forested Tea Areas
    Forested Tea Areas

    An aerial view of Forested Tea Areas in Nyamira County.

  • Nyamira CBD
    Nyamira CBD

    A view of Nyamira Town

  • Landsat Images
    Landsat Images

    DRSRS interpreted image showing analysis of land use / land cover patterns in Nairobi

  • Landsat Images
    Landsat Images

    Image showing land

The Directorate of Resource Survey and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) is a Government institution that applies a robust and dynamic Spatial Technologies to support planning, management and decision making at all levels of development.

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Welcome to DRSRS. We are a directorate in the Ministry of Mining charged with mapping and assessing land based resources at national and county level for social economic development.

The Spatial technologies applied in DRSRS present a powerful tool for use in monitoring of social economic development. They are build upon GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS and Geo-Databases technologies.

The common areas of mapping include land use and land cover, early warning systems, wild life and livestock sensors, urban mapping and research.

DRSRS partners with various stakeholders authoritative in their respective professional fields enabling them to achieve high quality and accurate end products that stand the test of time.

Dr. Wako Wargute
Dr. Wako Wargute
Director, DRSRS

  • Website Launch +

    DRSRS will launch its website on a date to be announced in April 2015.

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  • Knowledge Tranfer Seminar +

    Knowledge Tranfer Seminar

    The Ministry of Mining undertook an orientation course for some of its employees regarding website management. This was important before the official launch of the website for smooth running of the ministry.

    The Ministry of Mining undertook an orientation course

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There are no Current Career Openings at DRSRS. However, you can check out the websites below for Government Jobs.

  1.  Public Service Website : List Job Applications for the Government of Kenya.
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  • 2013-2014 Achievements +

    The Directorate’s Programmes/projects are relevant to flagship projects in Vision 2030 and the main flagship projects are Securing wildlife corridors and migratory routes and land use/cover mapping as indicated under the following programs/projects:

    1. Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring of Livestock and Wildlife Population and Distribution :
      1. Aerial survey of Narok, Kajiado, Turkana and Marsabit Counties : Technical reports produced. The foregoing data and information were used in mapping wildlife corridors and dispersal areas;
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News and Events

  • Website Launch +

    DRSRS will launch its website on a date to be announced in April 2015.

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  • Web Training +

    Web Training

    The Ministry of Mining is launching the Web that will enhance information flow and data dissemination.This will be a milestone

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  • Knowledge Tranfer Seminar +

    Knowledge Tranfer Seminar

    The Ministry of Mining undertook an orientation course for some of its employees regarding website management. This was important before

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Ministry of Mining, 
P.O. Box 30009, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya  
Works Building, Ngong Road 
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 (020) 2723101
Fax: +254 (020) 2714398
Email: info@mining.go.ke  | Online Form