• 26B Seke road, Hatfield, Harare
  • (263) 4 573 601-3
  • info@zela.org

Our Mission and Vision

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Our Mission

Using the law to protect the rights of communities and to conserve the environment and natural resources.

Our Vision

Environmental justice through sustainable and equitable utilization of natural resources and environmental protection.


The following are our general objectives to be pursued in the next five years;

  • • To contribute to the fight against poverty through a rights based approach
  • • To promote good governance, democracy, transparency and accountability in the natural resources sector and in service delivery
  • • To promote the enforcement and implementation of environmental, economic, social and cultural rights
  • • To secure institutional growth and capacity to tackle new and emerging challenges and issues

  • • Innovation, intelligence and forward thinking
  • • Integrity
  • • Accountability and transparency
  • • Efficiency and timeliness
  • • Fearlessness
  • • Impartiality and apolitical