MINFOF is primarily responsible for forest policy, the forest legislative framework and the enforcement of forest laws, as well as for international conventions with respect to forests and wildlife including issuance of CITES licenses.
Direction des Forêts
The Directorate of Forests is responsible for issues relating to forest management, inventories, law enforcement, reforestation and community forestry.
Direction de la Promotion et de la Transformation des Produits Forestiers
The Directorate of Promotion and Transformation of Forest Products deals with the wood-processing industry, NTFPs, forest statistics and timber certification
Direction de la Faune et des Aires Protégées
The Directorate of Wildlife and Protected Areas is responsible for the management of protected areas.