|Develop plans and strategies on environment and natural resources programs and projects for approval and implementation
||Establish, maintain, protect and preserve communal forest,
watersheds, tree parks, mangroves, greenbelts and
similar forest projects and commercial forest,
like industrial tree farms and agro-forestry projects
|Provides extension services to beneficiaries of forest development projects and tree parks
|Provide extension services to beneficiaries of forest
development projects and render assistance to natural
resources related conservation and utilization activities
consistent with ecological balance.
|Promote small scale mining and utilization of mineral
resources, particularly mining of gold.
Coordinate with the government agencies and NGOs in the
implementation of measures to prevent and control land,
air and water pollution.