Republic of Malawi
The Department of Forestry is the lead agency in the administration of the National Forest Policy and the Forestry Act in Malawi.
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To ensure sustainable development, conservation and utilisation of forestry resources for socio-economic growth and development of Malawi.
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.
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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USAID/Malawi-funded Protecting Ecosystems and Restoring Forests in Malawi (PERFORM) Project
Discover how PERFORM is promoting forest conservation and green growth, while working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from forestry land use and to strengthen climate resilience.
In follow-up to the Weekend Nation Newspaper article by the investigative journalist Bobby Kabango, the Department of Forestry immediately engaged the Anti-Corruption...
26 Apr 2021
Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources, Nancy Tembo has encouraged the general public to adopt alternative sources of energy as a way of ending dependency on Charc...
08 Apr 2021
Malawi has recently seen an increase in the prosecution of crimes against individuals involved in various forestry crimes.
According to the Director of...
03 Apr 2021
"Welcome to the Department of Forestry. Our mission is to guide, plan, coordinate, facilitate and promote active participation of all stakeholders in the sustainable development and utilization of forest resources, goods and services for socio-economic development."
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