"To manage the nation's forest resources, natural or plantation, and facilitate their utilization in line with its vision"
A profitable and sustainable forestry sector that contributes to the socio-economic and environmental well-being of the people of PNG.
The Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA) was established in 1993 under the 1991 Forestry Act replacing the former Department of Forest and unifying all Provincial Forest Divisions and the Forest Industries Council. The PNGFA has 21 provincial offices which include five regional offices.
The Papua New Guinea Forest Authority Mission is to secure forest resources, natural or plantation, and faciliate their utilization for the social and economic benefit of the people of Papua New Guinea on a sustainable basis.
Recreation & Leisure
PNGFA offers the following venues for public recreation
For inquiries please contact Business Development Branch on (+675) 3277988 or send us an email
Forestry signed Cooperative MoU with Australia . . . Minister Waipo hands it over to PNGFA
The Papua New Guinea Forestry sector will benefit from Australia following the signing of a five-year Cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the PNG Forest Authority (PNGFA) and the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (ADAF&F) a fortnight ago.
The MoU was signed following a bilateral meeting with the Australian DAF&F during the recent ministerial forum held in Canberra from 16th -17th February 2023.
Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA) now has a website that was officially launched by its Managing Director Mr. John Mosoro on Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 at the PNGFA Headquarters in Port Moresby.
When launching the website, the Managing Director stressed its importance saying an organization without a website is in the cave ages. He went on to emphasize the importance of Information, Communication Technology (ICT) in today’s world and expressed his concern that PNGFA did not give ICT the importance it deserved.
Staff praise MD Mosoro for achievements within short time . . . website included
STAFF of the National Forest Service have spoken highly of Managing Director Mr. John Mosoro for his foresightedness which is seeing numerous achievements within the short time he has been head of the organization.