Zimbabwe National Forest Policy Formulation Process launch on 26 November 2014 in Harare, Zimbabwe
Promoting Agroforestry For Climate Change Resilience and Food Security
Seedling Production for Orchard and Woodlot Establishment
Saying No To Deforestation

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.


OUR VISION

Our vision is to be a world class leader in the sustainable management and utilisation of forest resources in Zimbabwe

OUR MISSION

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



Zimbabwe Tree of the Year 2018
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Zimbabwe Tree of the Year 2018

Names: English jackal-berry, swamp ebony, and African ebony Botanical: Diospyros mespiliformis. Shona: Musuma, Mushuma. Ndebele: Umdlauzo/Umsuma Other languages: Ntoma/Mgula(shangaan), mushumha (ndau), musuma (Venda),  DESCRIPTION The generic name Diospyros means ‘divine pear’, and the specific name...

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Tree of the year 2015

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...

0 / / December 01, 2015
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Tree of the Year 2014 Tree wisteria

Botanical name: Bolusanthusspeciosus Common name: Tree wisteria Shona Names: mukweshangoma, mupaka, murutsa and mushengamhara Ndebele names: impaca, umbambangwe Background The tree wisteria is certainly one of the most spectacular of our indigenous trees when in...

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Zimbabwe Tree of the Year 2018
News, tree of the year

Zimbabwe Tree of the Year 2018

Names: English jackal-berry, swamp ebony, and African ebony Botanical: Diospyros mespiliformis. Shona: Musuma, Mushuma. Ndebele: Umdlauzo/Umsuma Other languages: Ntoma/Mgula(shangaan), mushumha (ndau), musuma (Venda),  DESCRIPTION The generic name Diospyros means ‘divine pear’, and the specific name...

0 / / September 26, 2018
Hwange Sanyati Biological Corridor Project
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Hwange Sanyati Biological Corridor Project

Hwange Sanyati Biological Corridor Project Introduction The Hwange Sanyati Biodiversity Corridor (HSBC) project covers an area of 5.7 million ha in north western Zimbabwe and falls within the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Trans-frontier Conservation Area (TFCA). It...

0 / / January 23, 2017