Forest farming is playing key roles in supporting the livelihood of all Rwandans especially by providing most of the energy consumed by the bulk population, controlling soil erosion and protecting water catchments and supplying ecological services.
Rwanda forests and woodlands are classified into the natural forests and woodlands comprising the following main categories: the natural forests of the Congo Nile Ridge comprised with Nyungwe National Park, Gishwati and Mukura; the natural forests of the Volcanoes National Park; the natural forests in the savannah and gallery-forest of the Akagera National Park and remnants of gallery-forests and savannahs of Bugesera, Gisaka and Umutara.
Forest farming can be classified as below;
- List of Trees
- Negative effects of deforestation in Rwanda
- Opportunities in Forestry sector
- Challenges in Forestry sector