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

21st March 2018 International Day of Forests at Prime Minister's Complex

Int. Day of forests 2018

Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Charlot Salwai launched 21st March 2018 International Day of Forests with the theme; Forests and Sustainable Cities emphasizing in making Port Vila as well as other Provinces and towns to be greener, healthier and happier places to live

Tree Planting Day

21st June now Being a national tree planting event, REDD+ Unit through Forestry Department and Ministry of Agriculture will commemorate this day with activities all around Vanuatu.

Available Reports

Forests Grievance and redress Mechanism (FGRM) and Analytical Studies Report are now being completed and reports are available.

Upcoming Events

21st June: National Tree Planting Day

16th-20th July: Vanuatu Agriculture Show

20th-24th August : National Forestry Week

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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