The ultimate goal of the National Environment Agency is to achieve the essential policy objectives of the Gambia Environmental Action Plan as below:
To ensure an environmentally sustainable economic and social development in the Gambia.
To have a Legal recognition of the fundamental right to a sound environment, ensuring the health and well-being of all those living in the Gambia.
To develop and maintain a National Environmental Planning Framework for the Gambia.
To educate about the environment, increasing environmental awareness and empowering communities to take action to identify and solve environmental problems.
To provide reliable and relevant information for sound environmental management.
To conserve and promote the sound and rational use of Natural resources.