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Welcome to the official website of the Department of Forestry.


The Department of Forestry is the lead agency in the administration of the National Forest Policy and the Forestry Act in Malawi.

Our Mandate


To ensure sustainable development, conservation and utilisation of forestry resources for socio-economic growth and development of Malawi.

Our Vision


To become a dynamic, high performing, consultative and client-focused authority which promotes, builds and ensures sustainable development, utilisation, protection and management of forests to reduce poverty.

Our Mission


To guide, plan, coordinate, facilitate and promote active participation of all stakeholders in the sustainable development and utilisation of forest resources, goods and services for socio-economic development.


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African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) Workshop

African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) Workshop

This workshop seeks to create a shared understanding on the role of National Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) in supporting and accelerating Forest Landscape Restorati...

Lilongwe Mpenu Constituency Tree Planting Program

Lilongwe Mpenu Constituency Tree Planting Program

The Minister of Natural Resources and Climate Change Honourable Eisenhower Nduwa Mkaka, MP launched constituency tree planting program. 
MEPA Tree planting event

MEPA Tree planting event

Malawi Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) collaborated with the Department of Forestry in a tree planting commemoration at Mphepozinai Heath Centre in Ntcheu.