The Ministry of Environment and Natural Beautification is to promote and facilitate the sustainable use of our resources by encouraging the involvement of all citizens and the integration of environmental considerations into all aspects of national development.
10th Floor Warrens Tower II
St. Michael, BB12001
Phone: 1 (246) 535-4350
Fax: 1 (246) 535-4377
Permanent Secretary: (246) 535-4354
Secretary to the Permanent Secretary: (246) 535-4357
Permanent Secretary (Blue and Green Economy): (246) 535-0038
Secretary to the Permanent Secretary (Blue and Green Economy: (246) 535-0042
To be the lead agency in the preservation, conservation, and protection of the countryâ€™s environment and to ensuring that environmental consideration is at the heart of Barbadosâ€™ Sustainable Development agenda.
â€œTo formulate and implement
environmental management programmes that:
The Ministry of Environment and
National Beautification Core Values are:
The importance of the role of the
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification, within the context of the
integrated planning and resource management, cannot be over-emphasized, as we
continue to strive to make a positive contribution to preserve, conserve and
enhance the growth of our society, economy and country as a whole, within the
limitation of our existing human, financial, natural and legislative resources.
An integrated planning and
resource management framework would allow the Ministry of Environment and
National Beautification to mainstream all aspects of environmental concerns
into the Barbados Sustainable Development Policy and Action Plan.
management areas must be, but not necessarily limited to:
Additionally, Barbados is
signatory to several international and regional agreements and
conventions. The below list is far from exhaustive but shows the extent
of our international and regional commitment to sustainable development and the
integration of environmental management. We also actively participate in
international initiatives to raise global environmental awareness.
Economy and Sustainable Development
Change, ODS Phase-out and GEF
Conservation and Management (Department Info)
Protection (Department Info)
Heritage (Department Info)
Management and Coordination Unit (Department Info)
Botanical Garden (Department Info)
Conservation (Department Info)
Services (Department Info)
Beautification (Department Info)