The mission statement is to effectively protect, sustainably manage the environment and its
natural resources to ensure a quality environment adequate for human health and well-being for
all in Sierra Leone.
The vision statement of the Agency is to ensure sustainable use of our natural resources and
contribute to poverty reduction through effective protection and sound environmental
In living with its motto, the EPA-SL will strive at all times to maintain the core values of
Efficiency and Professionalism; Teamwork and Partnership; Transparency and
Accountability; Stewardship, and Integrity.
Part Three of the EPA Act of 2008 as amended in July 2010
Education and Awareness raising on the Environment
The Agency undertakes such studies and submits such reports and recommendations concerning the environment as the Government or Board
may consider necessary
Environmental policy-making and Legislation
Mobilize, expedite and monitor resources for environmental management
The Agency develops plans and programs with environment management issues that can be funded from multiple funding sources.
Strengthen private sector involvement in Environmental Management
the private sector, non-governmental agencies, Community Based Organizations on
issues relating to the environment.