Forestry Technical Guidlines

Ishusho y’ibiti n’ amashyamba mu Rwanda; Gahunda mbaturabukungu ya kabiri (EDPRS2) iteganya ko amashyamba agomba kuba imwe mu nkingi z’iterambere ry’ubukungu bw’igihugu. Ni muri urwo rwego hateganyijwe ko mu mwaka wa 2020 ko ubuso bw’amashyamba bugomba kuba bugeze kuri 30% by’ubuso bw’igihugu. Muri uwo mwaka kandi, hateganijwe ko ibiti bivangwa n’ imyaka bigomba guterwa kuri 85% by’ ubutaka buhingwa. Mu mpera z’umwaka wa 2017, amashyamba yose y’Igihugu yanganaga na hegitari 709,761 ahwanye na 29.8% by’ubutaka bw’igihugu. Aya amashyamba agizwe n’ay’amaterano angana na hegitari 426,633 bihwanye na 17.9%, aya kimeza angana na 283,128 bihwanye na 11.9 %. Read more...

Forest Sector Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

The specific objectives and intended outcomes in the Forest Sector Strategic Plan (FSSP) 2018-2021 must be viewed as government’s directions on how to achieve the medium to long-term policy actions presented in the 2018 National Forest Policy (NFP) for the development and management of forest sector. Readmore...

Rwanda National Forestry Policy 2018

This forestry policy is indorsed to review the existing forestry policy of 2010 to boost its impact on the economic and ecological functions of Rwanda. The Forest resources have been playing and are still playing important roles to the country’s economy and supporting the livelihood of Rwandans. Read more...

New Forestry Law Official_Gazetted_no_37_0f_16 09 2013.

This Law determines the management and utilisation of forests in Rwanda.

And In this Law, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below: 

1° forestry guidelines:  instructions of the Minister that are provided under this Law; 

2° forest conservation: modalities for protection, maintenance, rehabilitation and  developing of forests in a sustainable manner; 

3° seizure: act by which  a person is temporarily deprived  of the right to use  forest products and tools used, due to failure to comply with the provisions of this Law ;    

4° pruning: silvicultural tending operation that consists of cutting partially lower  branches  that do not shed naturally in order to increase the quality of the bole;

5° forest utilisation : harvesting forest products and using the forest for tourism, recreation or environment and research purposes; 

6° forest clearing: uprooting or  cutting trees and uprooting their stumps  in order to use the land on which they stand for other purposes.Read more...

Orders implementing Forestry Law.

Purpose of this Order:This Order determines the organ that issues a State forest harvesting license and modalities for its issuance. Read more...