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Kenya Forestry Research Institute
A World Class Centre of Excellence in Forestry and Allied Natural Resources Research


The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a state corporation established in 1986 and mandated to undertake research in forestry and allied natural resources.

Our 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 one national centre located in Karura.

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  • 26th September, 2020

    Nine trees for the late Prof. Wangari Maathai anniversary

    Stakeholders in Muguga forest conservation on 26th September 2020 celebrated the 9th Anniver-sary for the late Prof Wangari Maathai by planting indigenous trees at Gachuthi natural forest block....

  • 21st September, 2020

    KEFRI - Tiva Tree Nursery acquires Piped Water

    Kitui Water and Sanitary Company (KITWASCO) has supplied KEFRI Tiva tree nursery with piped-water from the main distribution lines at Kwa Vonza market....

  • 18th September, 2020

    DERP Kitui Celebrates World Bamboo Day

    The DERP Regional Director Dr. Albert Luvanda speaking to the media in his office during this year’s 11th World Bamboo Day celebrations said that Bamboo is one of the flagship species for planting in Kitui and the entire eastern region....

  • 18th September, 2020

    11th World Bamboo Day Celebrations

    The Government of Kenya has classified bamboo as a cash crop and urged communities and individual farmers to take up bamboo growing as a commercial activity that will eventually improve their livelihoods and socio-economic status....

  • 16th September, 2020

    Ozone Layer Day Celebrations

    KEFRI Senior Deputy Director for Research and Development Dr. Jane Njuguna led KEFRI delegates in observing the World Ozone Day-under the theme 'Ozone for Life'....

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