Housed at the Ministry
of Mines & Energy Building in the capital, Windhoek, together
with the sister Directorates of Mining, Energy, Diamond Affairs
and Administration & Finance, the Geological Survey of Namibia
plays an important role in the development of Namibia's mineral
and geological resources and in fostering sustainable development
with due regard to the environment.
Enhance knowledge and awareness
of Namibia's geological resources through scientific investigation
as well as application and dissemination of quality research data.
Facilitating the search for and the assessment of mineral resources,
geological engineering and land use planning through sustainable
development with due regard to the environment.
Geological Survey of Namibia, as custodian of Namibia's rich endowment
of geological resources, facilitates the responsible development
and sustainable utilisation of these resources for the benefit of
geoscientific information through research to promote sustainable
development and investment in Namibia.
land-use decisions to ensure the availability and sustainability
of resources for the current and future welfare of our society
investment in Namibia's Mining Sector in order to contribute
to the development of Namibia's economy
Create awareness of the earth sciences in order to enhance
the understanding of the geoenvironment and its interaction
with the life-supporting system of the Namibian people.