Welcome to The Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission is a parastatal under the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate.It contributes to national socio-economic development through regulation and capacity enhancement in the utilization and management of forest resources.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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FOREST INDUSTRIES TRAINING CENTRE AUGUST 2016 TO AUGUST 2018 DIPLOMA IN WOOD TECHNOLOGY

FOREST INDUSTRIES TRAINING CENTRE AUGUST 2016 TO AUGUST 2018 DIPLOMA IN WOOD TECHNOLOGY

FITC offers practically oriented quality training in Wood Technology and Sawdoctoring at Diploma and Certificate levels. Trainees are recruited from throughout the SADC region to train within a multi-cultural environment, which enables them to share their varied experiences.

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Tree of the year 2015

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Botanical:
Vanguerai infausta
Common English Name: Velvet wild medlar / Africa medlar
Shona: Munjiro, Munzviru or Munzvirwa
Ndebele: Umviyo

Vanguerai infausta is a small to medium deciduous tree or shrub with height varying from 2 to 8 metres.

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