The Zimbabwe Forestry Commission is a parastatal under the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate.

Zimbabwe Forestry Commission
Type
Parastatal
Industry Forestry

It contributes to national socio-economic development through regulation and capacity enhancement in the utilization and management of forest resources.

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Vision

To be a world-class leader in the sustainable management and utilisation of forest resources in Zimbabwe.

Mission

To contribute to national socio-economic development through effective regulation and capacity enhancement in the sustainable utilisation and management of forest resources.

Mandate

Its mandate is derived from the Forest Act (Chapter 19.05 as amended in 1999) and the Communal Lands Forest Produce Act ( Chapter 20 of 1987), which provides for the Regulation of Forestry Sector; Forestry Extension, Management of gazetted forests; Forestry Research and Training; and Income Generation. The mission behind its formation is to promote the sustainable management and development of the nation’s forest. The industry is based on research training, tree planting, extension and conservation and investment in forestry and commerce.

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