Kenya Forestry Research Institute

A Centre of Excellence in Forestry Research

KEFRI technical staff developing products at Forest Products Research Programme laboratories, Karura.

A member of a forest adjacent community group in Arabuko Sokoke Forest explaining
to visitors the benefits of non-wood forest products during the PFM training.

KEFRI partners and collaborators meeting at KEFRI headquarters

A KEFRI staff in the soils lab.

Information dissemination on Osyris
lanceolata
during a farmers field day

PFM training at Nairutia

A group discussion during a training
session

Bamboo products on display at the Karura open day

Read MoreThe Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a state corporation established in 1986 and mandated to undertake research in forestry and allied natural resources. The institute conducts research and development activities under five thematic areas namely: Forest productivity and Improvement; Biodiversity and Environment Management; Forest Products Development; Social-economics, Policy and Governance and Technical Support Services.
Location
KEFRI headquarters is located in Muguga, 23 km north-west of Nairobi, off Nairobi - Nakuru highway. KEFRI has 5 regional research programmes with head offices in Gede, Kitui, Muguga, Londiani and Maseno. The Institute has 1 national centre located in Karura.
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