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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.


Featured News

Forestry Minister for alternative energy adoption

Forestry Minister for alternative energy adoption

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...

Malawi extends mileage in forest crime fight

Malawi extends mileage in forest crime fight

Malawi has recently seen an increase in the prosecution of crimes against individuals involved in various forestry crimes. 

According to the Director of...

Programme to conserve Mwabvi, Matandwe Reserves

Programme to conserve Mwabvi, Matandwe Reserves

By: Gift Chimulu

The Shire Valley Transformation Programme (SVTP) has ear-marked Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve and Matandwe Forest Reserve to unde...