Partners

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC) 
The Forestry Department is an Agency of the newly created Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. Learn more about the Ministry and its mandate by reading this article: http://www.forestry.gov.jm/?q=node/295

National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA)
The Forestry Department works closely with the National Environment and Planning Agency in managing the biodiversity within our forests. Learn more about NEPA at: http://www.nepa.gov.jm/index.asp

Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ)
The Planning Institute provides oversight for the implementation of several projects which are undertaken by the Forestry Department. Learn more about PIOJ at http://www.pioj.gov.jm/

Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)
The farmers have been one of our important partners and forests continue to support agriculture by providing water, preventing land slippage and improved soil fertility among other things. RADA continues to be one of the key Agency’s through which the Agency relates to the farmers. Learn more about RADA:  www.rada.gov.jm

National Land Agency (NLA)
The Forestry Department manages forests on crown lands. All lands managed by the Agency are vested in the Commissioner of Lands. Learn more about the NLA: www.nla.gov.jm

Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries 
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and the Forestry Department maintains a strong relationship and often partner in the execution of our duties. Learn more about the Ministry at: www.moa.gov.jm

National Water Commission
Forests form part of the island's watersheds. The Forestry Department partners with the NWC to reforest denuded and degraded hillsides in the watersheds, to encourage the production of clean portable water. Learn more about the NWC at: www.nwcjamaica.com