Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)
Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) seeks to accomplish their mission through legal and policy research, advocacy, impact litigation, conflict resolution and civic education. Their work spans over helping poor communities to assert and claim their environmental, economic, social and cultural rights within the natural resources and environmental sector.
Formed in 2000 and legally constituted as a Trust in November 2001 under Notarial Deed of Trust MA1669/2001, the ZELA is a premier public interest environmental law group based in Zimbabwe. As a public interest non-governmental organization, they seek to promote environmental justice, sustainable and equitable use of natural resources, democracy and good governance in the natural resources and environment sector.