Nangae (Canarium Indicum) as a Forestry priority species

Vanuatu National REDD+ Team

Sandalwood, most valued tree species in Vanuatu.

Mobifteck forestry plot. Luganville, Santo

Forestry display boot during agri-tourism week 2016

Analytical Studies

The Unique Team on 17th May 2017 have presented their final report on Analytical studies taken on the five strategic islands.


Social Environment and Strategic Assessment (SESA) Study is now underway. Conducted by USP IAS Team, local consultations is underway.


Forests Grievance Redress Mechanism (FGRM) study has been completed with final report to be finalized. The legal study hope to resolute potential conflicts when REDD+ is implemented.

Tree Planting Day

21st June annually is officiated by the Forestry Department as the National Tree Planting Day. This year the activity will be led by the CSO network in organizing this event.

REDD+ in Vanuatu

Vanuatu is engaging both the government and the Civil Society Organization (CSOs) as main stakeholders for national REDD+ program in Vanuatu.

With the oversight of the National Advisory Board for Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB), and the Vanuatu Geo-Hazard and Meteorological Department (VGMD) as the focal point, the Vanuatu Department of Forests (DoF) is taking the lead role as the key implementing agency in implementing the national REDD+ program in Vanuatu.

Vanuatu has identified as stated in the Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) five major islands with high rate of deforestation and forest degradation. The islands are :

These islands have both Provincial Technical Committee and Provincial CSO Network established and supported.



The Forestry Department is currently providing interested farmers with Mahogany wildings.



Vanuatu Fisheries Department Tilapia and prawns aquarium. Interested farmers are welcome to seek advice at the Forestry Head office.



Agro-Forestry is utilizing the limited land area with short and long-term crops with maximum benefits.



Vanuatu Livestock Department supports local farmers do small scale intensive farming of pigs and chicken, a practice of commercializing your traditional farming techniques.

Our Office

A : Department of Forestry
      Agriculture Area, Airport Road
      Port Vila - Vanuatu

M : PMB 9064
       Port Vila - Vanuatu

P : (+678) 23171

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