List of forestry ministries

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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 country[edit]

(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, Fisheries and Forestry Secretary of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
 Azerbaijan Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources
 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 Administration of the People's Republic of China
 Colombia Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development
 Denmark Ministry of Environment (Danish Forest and Nature Agency) Minister of Environment
 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
 Germany Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
 Georgia Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection
 India Ministry of Environment and Forests (Indian Forest Service) Minister of Environment and Forests
 Indonesia Ministry of Forestry Minister of 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
 Macedonia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy
 Malaysia Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
 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
 Nicaragua Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources
 New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
Department of Conservation
 Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture
 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, Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning Minister of Agriculture, Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning
 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 South Sudan Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
 Spain Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment
 Sweden Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Communications
 Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
(Department of Forest Conservation)
 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 Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
 Scotland Enterprise, Environment and Digital Directorates Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment
 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

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