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Government ministries and agencies in African countries working in fields related to geography


Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, & Rural Development
Ministry of Energy and Water
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Geology
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Higher Education & Science & Technology
Ministry of Planning

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Energy, Oil and Mineral Research, Water and Renewable Energy Development
Ministry of Environment, Housing, & Urban Development
Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research

Geological Survey of Botswana
Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism
Ministry of Lands and Housing
Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Affairs
National AIDS Coordinating Agency
National Geological Information Public Cente
National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Botswana
The Botswana National Atlas / Department of Surveys and Mapping

Burkina Faso     
Bureau of Mines and Geology
Department of Environment and Quality of Life 
Ministry of Agriculture, Water, & Fishery Resource
Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education and Scientific Research

Egyptian Geophysical Society
Egyptian Survey Authority
Ministry of Health
Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation
National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics

Ethiopian Mapping Authority
Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Commission
Geological Survey of Ethiopia 

Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services

Environmental Protection Agency
Geological Survey Ghana
Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines

Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources
Ministry of Health

Lesotho Bureau of Statistics

Liberia Institute of Statistics & Geo-Information Services - LISGIS

Ministry of Agriculture 
Ministry of Energy and Mining
Ministry of the Environment & Forests
Office of Natural Environment

Ministry of Education, Science, & Technology
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development 
Ministry of Lands, Housng, & Urban Development
Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy, & Environment

Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of the Environment and of Recovery

Cartographic Section of the Ministry of Housing & Lands
Ministry of Agro Industry and Fisheries
Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
Ministry of the Environment

Royal Center for Remote Sensing
Department of the Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Maritime Fisheries
Ministry of Health

National Directorate of Mines
National Directorate of Geology

Geological Survey of Namibia
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Ministry of Health and Social Services

Abuja Geographic Information Systems
Ministry of Agriculture 
Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Science and Techonology
Ministry of Water Resources
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Nigeria
Nigerian Geological Survey Agency

Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources
Ministry of Health

State Information Agency
Environmental Monitoring Center
Direction of Geographical and Cartographic Efforts
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature

Sierra Leone      
Geological Survey Sierra Leone

South Africa
City of Tshwane Metro
Department of Agriculture
Department of Health
Department of Science and Technology
Ministry of Environment and Tourism
City of Cape Town Strategic Development Information (SDI) and Geographic Information System (GIS) Department
Department of Rural Development
Directorate of Spatial and Land Information Management
Directorate of Surveys and Mapping
Ethekwini Municipality GIS
South Africa Government Department of Environment and Tourism
Statistics South Africa

Ministry of Agriculture and Environment 
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research 
Ministry of Industry and Technology 
Ministry of Public Health
National Agricultural Observatory (ONAGRI)

Department of Geological Survey and Mine 
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Health
National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)
National Environment Management Authority
Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Environmental Council of Zambia
Ministry of Health


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