DUTIES OF GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF FORESTRY
In order to achieve its objectives, the following main
duties have been identified:
· To ensure the development of forests, to protect them against
any illegal interventions, natural disasters, fires and invasive pests, and
carry out necessary controls in this regard.
· To manage forests in
accordance with technical, socio-cultural, ecological and economic requirements
by safeguarding the sustainability of forest products and services; to carry
out the works and procedures regarding production, transportation and storage
of forest products and to market these products at home and abroad, and to
provide vehicles and equipment necessary for forestry activities.
· To restore and rehabilitate
forests and to ensure silvicultural maintenance and regeneration of forests;
· To carry out the works and
procedures related to forest ownership, cadastre, permission and easement;
· To establish revolving capital
enterprises related to the issues required for forestry services.
· To provide any prevocational
and in-service training programmes necessary for the profession; to establish
training institutions and social facilities, as well as schools to train
· To carry out any works regarding
research, inventory, printing and publishing, advertising and projects related
to its services, and to implement the approved ones.
· To purchase or rent any
equipment, land, building and facility in order to carry out the services rapidly
and efficiently and to ensure their maintenance and repair.
To perform the
similar tasks specified identified by the relevant legislation and the Ministry.
mission is to protect forest resources against any threats and danger, to
develop forest resources in a nature-friendly manner and to achieve sustainable
forest management at a level that will provide far-reaching sustainable
benefits for society in ecosystem integrity.
Our vision is to
be an esteemed and transparent institution which is sensitive and responsive to
humanity, nature and environment and provides sustainable forest management.