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NATIONAL FORESTRY AUTHORITY (NFA)

NFA was established under section 52 of The National Forestry and Tree Planting Act and was launched on the 26th April 2004. Forestry policy 2001. NFA is mandated to; “Manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to supply high quality forestry-related products and services to government, local communities and the private sector".
NFA has a vision of Contributing to a sufficiently forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda.

WHAT WE DO

Forestry Management

Forestry Management

Forest cover stands at about 1.9 million hectares (ha), which is 10% of Uganda’s land cover area. The forests comprise both natural and plantations. “Natural forests” include both the tropical high forests (THF) and other naturally wooded land that falls within the definition of “forest”.

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Eco Tourism

Eco Tourism

Forest-based Tourism is one of the activities that the Authority views as a key contributor to its revenue generation as well as building and enhancing partnerships with the private sector, Non-Government Organisations and local communities. Ecotourism is also expected to improve on the Authority’s public image both internationally and locally.

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Tree Seed Center

Tree Seed Center

The Tree Seed Centre has built standard infrastructure to collect, process, test, store and distribute tree seeds of over 100 indigenous and exotic species. The laboratory is equipped to test seed for quality assurance using the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Guidelines. For storage the Centre has ambient rooms, and the cold room (4oC).

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ANNOUCEMENTS

Download Details Of the Forest Blocks Here

Description OF Large Scale Tree  Plantation Development Download

Proposed Restoration Areas Download

Forest Reserves  For  Eco Tourism Download

For Inquiries; +256-414-360400 | +256-312-264035/6 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JOB ADVERTS 2018

NFA seeks to recruit  competent, experienced and qualified professionals on a three-year renewable contract for the following positions:

IN THE PRESS

PRESS RELEASE: TOM OBONG OKELLO APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL FORESTRY AUTHORITY.

04-Jul-2018

Kampala - 4th July, 2018 - National Forestry Authority is pleased to introduce Mr. Tom Obong Okello as the new Executive Director who reported to duty on Monday 2nd July.

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NFA gets new Executive Director

03-Jul-2018

Kampala – 2nd July, 2018. National Forestry Authority welcomed the new Executive Director Mr. Tom Obong Okello who received tools of office from Mr. Paul Buyerah Musamali who has been.

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NFA & NWSC TO GROW ONE MILLION TREES

09-Jun-2017

In the Press NFA & NWSC TO GROW ONE MILLION TREES. The National Forestry Authority in partnership with the National water and Sewerage Corporation has partnered to plant one million trees in.

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PRESS STATEMENT ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTMENT IN CENTRAL FOREST RESERVES (CFRs) 16/04/2018-Kampala

09-Jun-2017

      PRESS STATEMENT ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTMENT IN CENTRAL FOREST RESERVES (CFRs) 16/04/2018-Kampala Background The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act (2003).

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FOREST RESERVES IN UGANDA

Forest Reserves in Uganda

A FEW STATISTICS

506
Central Forest Reserves in Uganda
1265471
Total CFR's Area in Hectares
15
Percentange of Forest cover under NFA

GALLERY

Forests

PARTNERS

  • Ministry of Water and Environment
  • Uganda Wildlife Authority
  • National Environment Management Authority
  • National Water and Sewerage Corporation
  • Ministry of Water and Environment
  • Uganda Wildlife Authority
  • Uganda Revenue Authority

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