Kenya Forestry Research Institute
            A Centre of Excellence in Forestry Research

Biodiversity and Environment Management

Biodiversity and Environment Management

Biodiversity and Environment Management research theme focuses on: rehabilitation and sustainable management of natural forests and woodlands including water towers, wetland and riparian ecosystems. The theme also focuses on development of technologies for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. The theme aims to conserve biodiversity, increase resilience of forest resources to climate change, and improve livelihoods and environmental conservation.

The theme addresses challenges facing forestry through the following sub-themes:

* Forest rehabilitation and restoration
* Management of invasive tree species
* Sustainable management of natural forests and woodlands
* Wetlands and riparian ecosystem management
* Forest hydrology
* Climate change research
* Soil and water management

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