The overall goal of this department is to conserve the environment in perpetuity for the benefit of present and future generations whether they will be refugees or Tanzanians. This is achieved through the following
Soil and water conservation, including the use of contour bands and vegetative materials to control soil erosion.
Forest protection, which works to try and prevent bush fires and reduce the illegal cutting of trees and uprooting of stumps.
In addition, an important component of environmental conservation includes sensitizing
of refugees on issues such as sustainable use of natural resources in a manner that will not jeopardize the ecological niche of the