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The National Food Chain Safety Office (NFCSO) operates as the legal successor the Hungarian Forestry Service which was integrated into Central Agricultural Office in 2006. As a part of National Food Chain Safety Office, Forestry Directorate (FD) performs its duties through the following organisational units:


Department of Forest Inventory, Forest Protection and Regulation
Department of Forest Planning and Nature Protection
Department of Registration and Cartography
Department Forest Supervision and Forest Protection Service
Regulatory Department
Department Tendering and Grants
Department of Statistics and Analysis
Department of the Development of the Wood Supply Chain


The FD is responsible for maintaining and directing the comprehensive system of district forest management plans, directing the related activities it performs as a first instance authority, acting as a second instance authority, managing and maintaining the National Forest Database, performing duties relating to forest grants and meeting the requirements laid down within the Forest Protection Measurement and Monitoring System (Hungarian acronym EMMRE).

See the website of the Office for more detail.