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The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a state corporation established in 1986, under the science and Technology Act (Cap 250) of the Laws of Kenya. The Act has since been repealed by the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Act No. 28 of 2013. KEFRI undertakes research in forests 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 Suport Services.KEFRI also has a division that offers enterprise services.


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.



Statement on the Official Opening of KEFRI Turkana Resource Center by the Director- KEFRI

Qualitative Baseline Study, Mijikenda Community, Kenyan Coast (SIFOR)

Publication on Prosopis

Media Article on Turkana Launch 1

Media Article on Turkana Launch 2

Media Article on Turkana Launch 3

Moringa article -Lodwar

Call for PhD Candidate: Woody invasive alien species in Kenya: assessing their impacts on agro-pastoral land use systems


The Principal Secretary's Visit to KEFRI

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Launch of KEFRI Turkana

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Last Update On Teusday 6th January, 2015
Previuos Update On Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014