List of forestry ministries

A forestry ministry (also called a forestry agency, forestry department, or forest service) is a high, often cabinet-level government ministry charged with forestry. The ministry is often headed by a minister for forestry. Specific duties may relate to forest conservation, management, reforestation, education, forest protection, wildfire management, and related areas.

Forestry ministries by countryEdit

(Where a national forestry agency, forestry department, forest administration or parastatal corporation exists as a high-level agency within a multi-purpose ministry, it has been added to this list within parentheses.)

Country Office Head
  Albania Ministry of Environment, Forests and Water Administration Minister of Environment, Forests and Water Administration
  Australia Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources
  Azerbaijan Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources
  Bangladesh Ministry of Environment and Forest Minister of Environment and Forestry
  Brunei Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (Forestry Department) Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism
  Bulgaria Ministry of Agriculture and Food Minister of Agriculture and Food
  Burma Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister of Environmental Conservation and Forestry
  Cambodia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  Canada Natural Resources Canada (Canadian Forest Service) Minister of Natural Resources
  Chile Ministry of Agriculture (National Forest Corporation)
  China State Forestry and Grassland Administration [zh]
(formerly State Forestry Administration)
Director of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration
  Colombia Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development
  Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture Minister of Agriculture
  Denmark Ministry of Environment (Danish Forest and Nature Agency) Minister of Environment
  DRC Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism
  Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  Ethiopia Ministry of Environmental Protection and Forestry
  Finland Metsähallitus
  France Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Regional Planning (National Forests Office) Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Regional Planning
  Georgia Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection
  Germany Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
  India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Indian Forest Service) (ICFRE) Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  Indonesia Ministry of Environment and Forestry Minister of Environment and Forestry
  Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine
  Isle of Man Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture
  Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  Italy Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies
  Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  Kenya Kenya Forest Service
  Laos Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos
  Lithuania Ministry of Environment Minister of Environment of Lithuania
  North Macedonia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy
  Malaysia Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
  Mexico Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources
(National Forestry Commission)
Secretary of the Environment
  Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment
  New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
Department of Conservation
  Nicaragua Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources
  Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture
  North Korea Ministry of Forestry[1] Minister of Forestry[2]
  Norway Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Statskog) Minister of Agriculture and Food
  Pakistan Ministry of Environment Minister of Environment
  Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Forestry Authority Ministry for Forestry
  Peru Ministry of Environment Minister of Environment
  Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources
(Forest Management Bureau)
Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources
  Poland Ministry of Environment Minister of Environment
  Portugal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development
  Romania Ministry of Environment and Forests Minister of Environment and Forests
  Russia Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
(Federal Forestry Agency)
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
  South Africa Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  South Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
(Korea Forest Service)
  South Sudan Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  Spain Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment
  Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
(Department of Forest Conservation)
  Sweden Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Communications
  Taiwan Council of Agriculture (Forestry Bureau)
  Tanzania Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism
  Thailand Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
(Royal Forest Department)
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
  Turkey Ministry of Forest and Water Management Minister of Forest and Water Management
  United Kingdom Nationwide Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Forestry Commission) Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
  Scotland Environment and Forestry Directorate (Forestry and Land Scotland and Scottish Forestry) Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy
  United States Nationwide United States Department of Agriculture
(United States Forest Service)
United States Secretary of Agriculture
  Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Secretary of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico
  Venezuela Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Minister of Environment and Natural Resources
  Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
(Vietnam Administration of Forestry)
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Organizational Chart of North Korean Leadership" (PDF). Seoul: Political and Military Analysis Division, Intelligence and Analysis Bureau; Ministry of Unification. August 2016. p. 2. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments: Korea, North - NDE". Central Intelligence Agency. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2018.