• BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    L-R : Abdullahi Hussein Shire, Nambafu Perez, Dr. Eng.Christopher Ebal, Ms. Charity Chebet, Mrs Tina Achilla, Tom O. Okello

  • MABIRA CENTRAL FOREST RESERVE

  • BUDONGO CENTRAL FOREST RESERVE

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 being a world-class,global leader in sustainable forest management.A Mission to sustainably manage and develop the country's central forest reserves and to provide quality forestry products and services for the socio-economic development of Uganda.
NFA has a mandate of managing 506 Central Forest Reserves (CFR’s) totaling to 1,262,090 ha of the land cover, with objectives of improving management of the CFRs, expanding partnership arrangements, supplying forest and non-forest products and services and ensuring organizational stability.

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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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Useful Links

NFA Webmail


HR Self-Service


National Forest Monitoring System Portal - Uganda


NFA- ForestWiki [Uganda's One-Stop Forestry Information Center


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

IN THE PRESS

NFA STAFF TRAINED IN SMART DATA ANALYSIS

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NFA STAFF TRAINED IN SMART DATA ANALYSIS

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NFA TO MONITOR FORESTS USING SMART TECHNOLOGY

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NFA TO MONITOR FORESTS USING SMART TECHNOLOGY

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A FEW STATISTICS

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

GALLERY

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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FOREST RESERVES IN UGANDA

Forest Reserves in Uganda