Mapping and Inventory

Mapping and Inventory

The unit is responsible for monitoring the Nation’s forest resources and  compiling the information to be used for management , planning and decision making.
The unit’s activities include:-

  • Execution of timber surveys in gazetted, communal and commercial forests.
  • Change detection.
  • Production of vegetation maps both at national and local level.
  • Analysis of fire data from gazetted forests.
  • Assessment of Permanent Increment Plots for growth estimation.