Target 8: By 2022, Pollution in Swaziland has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and Biodiversity.
Current status: There is limited published data on the levels of pollution by different sources. A few studies, mostly limited to specific capacities have been carried out.
On-going initiatives: SEA’s environmental inspectors carryout routine inspections and sample where there are particular concerns. Disincentives, mainly in the form of fines and requirements for remedial action are meted out.
Strategic Initiative 1: Monitor and manage levels of pollution through a range of effective measures.
Strategic Initiative 2: Identify/determine the different types of pollutants in the ecosystems.
Strategic Initiative 3: Monitor and manage all forms of waste through a range of effective measures.
Swaziland’s Biodiversity Targets
Address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss by mainstreaming biodiversity across government and society
Enhance the benefits to all from biodiversity and ecosystem services.