The Environment Department is mandated to safeguard the natural environment of Seychelles and ensure that all development is properly planned and executed in a sustainable manner.

Pollution Control

The potential for pollution is continuously increasing with greater use of land for residential, agricultural and commercial purposes and also with increase in waste products generated by increased economic activity.


The Seychelles Energy Commission (SEC) is a statutory body established by the Seychelles Energy Commission Act of 2009, which was replaced by the Energy Act in 2012. The Commission was then responsible for the oversight and planning of the country’s approach on energy issues....

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The management of solid waste in small islands is a growing challenge. Seychelles being directly dependent on tourism, widespread littering can have considerable impacts on its aesthetics beauty and environment quality. In the past few years, packaging waste have become a major litter problem in the Country.

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Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
P:[248] 4670 500