Partners

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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 by visiting its website.


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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 by visiting its website.


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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 by visiting its website.


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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 by visiting its website.


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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 by visiting its website.


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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 by visiting its website.


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Ministry of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change (HURECC)

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 visiting its website.


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