1. Forest resources development, protection, conservation and management;
2. Livelihood improvement for communities living adjacent to Forest resource base;
3. Research on forestry geared at:
a. Improving forest protection, conservation and management; and
b. Improving quantity, quality and value addition for sustainable use of forest produce;
4. Capacity building on training and research institutions; and
5. Any other areas on conservation of forests as per Board discretion.