Department: Environment and Nature Conservation

Contact details

Physical: Sasko Building, 90 Long Street, Kimberley, 8300
Postal: Private Bag X6120, Kimberley, 8301
Tel: 053 807 7300
Fax: 086 625 6470


The mission of the Northern Cape Department of Environment and Nature Conservation is to conserve and protect the natural environment for the benefit, enjoyment and welfare of present and future generations by integrating sustainable utilisation with socio-economic development.

The Department's strategic goals are to conserve, value, sustainably use, protect and continually enhance environmental assets; enhance socio-economic benefits and employment creation for present and future generations from a healthy environment; and provide a department that is fully capacitated to deliver its services efficiently and effectively.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms T Chotelo
Head of Department
Ms G Botha

Ms Tiny Chotelo
Head of Department:
Ms Gladys Botha
Ms Boipelo Mashobao
Chief Directors:
Mr David Paulse (Biodiversity Management Services)
Les Abrahams (Environmental Empowerment Services)
Brian Fisher (Environmental Quality Management Services)
K van der Westhuizen (Human Resource Management)
Mrs N van Olmen Phillips (Environmental Policy, Planning and Coordination)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Kholiwe Mlambo
Mr Lesego Pule

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation134 515127 810117 644102 748
Actual Expenditure133 778127 895117 641102 739
Employee Compensation95 38184 19373 43537 305
Goods and Services35 07636 06232 61627 547
Capital Assets2 6976 88311 1556 610
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure97--1 177
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure12--4
Posts Approved580251271236
Posts Filled263239227220
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