Mission and Vission

1.To implement policies, laws, strategies and Government decisions related to the management of forests and natural water resources; 

2.To advise Government, monitor and coordinate the implementation of strategies related to the management of forests and natural water resources; 

 3.To assist public and private institutions in charge of management of forests and natural water resources in a bid to fight erosion;

 4.To establish programmes and strategies for production of tree seeds;

 5.To prepare programmes of reforestation, forest promotion and appropriate management and support districts in the management of forests and natural water resources; 

6.To undertake research, studies and other relevant activities with regard to the importance of forests in the national economy and to the exploitation of trees and wood based products and disseminate the findings;

7.To assist in the establishment of standards and regulations relating to the management of forests and natural water resources; 

 8.To receive, check and advise on applications for permission for the use of water resources;  

9.To monitor the respect of conditions to get permission for water use;

 10.To provide advice on determining fees to be paid for the use of natural water resources;

 11.To  monitor the execution of agreements related to natural water resources management and distribution at the regional and international level;  

12.To cooperate with other institutions and international organizations whose mission is related to forests and natural water activities