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Weather Forecasts

 

Specialized Weather Forecasts

The Meteorology Department provides specialized weather forecasts to:

Game parks, forest companies, railway company, towns and cities

Aviation entity

TV, radio, newspapers receive 2 day weather forecasts daily.

This service is provided free of charge and is available through fax, email and www

 

• Monthly Agro Meteorological bulletins

These show the current weather situation in terms of crops and the information is disseminated through the Internet.

Costs: E100 per monthly bulletin

Bulletins for a period of twelve months cost E1 000

To subscribe: The customer goes to government revenue offices to pay, where s/he will be issued a receipt. The customer will then submit his/her receipt to Met Offices.

 

Seasonal Forecasts

Issued through the Ministry of Agriculture

If you request this from the MET Office you pay E100 for forecast and E100 for an update

To subscribe: The customer goes to government revenue offices to pay, where s/he will be issued a receipt. The customer will then submit his/her receipt to Met Offices.

 

SMS / FAX

Receive daily weather forecast via an SMS or a fax

E50 / month or E600 for the whole year

To subscribe: The customer goes to government revenue offices to pay, where s/he will be issued a receipt. The customer will then submit his/her receipt to Met Offices.

 

Meteorological data

  • Meteorological data is offered to:insurance companies, building companies, forests companies, recreational service providers, and anyone else

Procedure

Entity requests for data

Currently free, but will be charged as of 1st April 2011

E100 for one year monthly data

To subscribe: The customer goes to government revenue offices to pay, where s/he will be issued a receipt. The customer will then submit his/her receipt to Met Offices.

 

Legal documents:

Met Act of 1992


Mandate
•Take the overall lead in the maintenance of a coherent and contemporary forest policy and legal framework, with due consideration to the cross-sectoral nature of forestry.


•Maintain a comprehensive national forest inventory, with an adequate planning capability and technical forest management capacity.


•Extend government forest policies and disseminate technical knowledge on forest management, markets and organisational aspects to communities, individuals, companies and other institutions for the economic, social and environmental benefit of Swaziland.

 
 
  
Objectives
 • To provide an oversight role, direction and guidance to the forest development and management sector
 • To provide extension services to farmers
 • To promote tree growing and sustainable use of forest and natural resources,
 • To promote sustainable use, management and development of forest resources including
    development of forest industry
 • To improve forest productivity and ensure sustainable supply of multiple forest products and services,
 • To conserve bio-diversity of forest resources and encourage for its sustainable use including protection of plant
    genetic resources and environment; and
 • To enhance national capacity to manage and develop the forest sector.
 

Sections of department

 • Forestry Extension Service
 • Trees Seed Centre and Nurseries
 • Herbarium and National Botanic Garden
 • Control of Invasive Alien Plant Species
 • Wattle Management
 • Mensuration and Forest Inventory
 
 
 
Head of Department / Contact
 Senior Forestry Officer
 Mr Solomon Gamedze
 P. O. Box 2652
 Mbabane Swaziland,
 H100
 
 Phone : +268 2404 9240
 Fax : +268 24049481 / +268 2404 6438
 E-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 



Mandate:
• To collect weather and climate (meteorological) data
• To issue forecasts
• To provide advisory for monitoring meteorological systems
• To ensure that observing standards are met, instruments are calibrated and Swaziland
   participates in the international community
•  The authoritative voice of weather and climate in Swaziland

 Departments website:
 
 
Head of Department /Contact
Director Meteorology
Ms. Dudu Masina
P. O.Box 2652
Mbabane
Swaziland
H100

Phone  +268 2404 8859
Fax    +268 2404 6438


Mandate
To create an enabling environment for tourism and support tourism development through the formulation of policies, legislations and standards and monitoring the implementation of the same by undertaking periodic reviews

Legal Documents
•    Casino Act
•    Lotteries Act
•    National Tourism Strategy
•    National Tourism Policy
•    Tourism Authority Act

Head of Department / Contact
Senior Tourism Officer
Mr. Clement Mzikayise Nsibande
P. O. Box 2652
Mbabane
Swaziland, H100

Phone: (+268) 2404-6420 ext 2050
Fax: (+268) 2404-6438
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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