To be a national centre of excellence in generation of data and information on the environment and natural resources for sustainable development.
To generate and promote application of data and information on natural resources support for sustainable development.
DRSRS is mandated with the collection, storage, analysis, updating and dissemination of geo-spatial information on natural resources to facilitate informed decision-making for sustainable management of these resources with the major aim of alleviating poverty and environmental management. The data collected by the directorate forms the basis for formulation of policies and development plans for decision-making in various government ministries and agencies.
The main objectives of the Directorate include:
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: