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The objectives of The Kedah State Forestry Department are as follows:

  • To be the leader in high quality timber (teak) plantation in Malaysia.

  • To manage the forest resources sustainably for the continous production of forest goods and services and their optimum utilization, compatible with environmental requirements.

    Sustainable Forest Resources

  • To increase the supply of forest goods and services through appropriate forestry activities that enhance the quality, productivity and utilization of the forest resources.

  • To further develop appropriate environmentally sound technology for the conservation, management and utilization of the forest resources.

  • To conserve and protect the forest's biological diversity, water and soil, and their sustainable utilization.

  • To increase the quality and the efficiency of the forest-based processing mills and enhance higher value downstream activities.

  • To strengthen human resource development (HRD) to support the forestry sector.

  • To improve public awareness on the environmental and conservational roles of forests through education and dissemination of information.

  • To increase the forestry sector's contribution to national income, foreign exchange and employment opportunities.

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