KEFRI Graduate Research School


Masters and PhD Research Programmes in Forestry and Allied Natural Resources.

About Us

Who We are &
What Motivated us

KEFRI Graduate Research School (KGRS)is a deliberate strategic, transformational, and skills-oriented policy intervention that KEFRI has embraced to unlock its research potential and efficiency by providing shared platform for scientists, scholars and young graduates to translate ideas into actions and impact. This initiative is expected to link research to practice and industry/ job market and provide evidence based solutions to sustainable forestry development in Kenya and beyond. KGRS is an equal opportunity initiative.

A centre of excellence in delivering high-quality personnel in forestry and allied natural resources for sustainable development.

To provide a platform for strategic, transformational and practical skills-oriented solutions through research in forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.

Working effectively at the interface of Education, Training and Research.



KGRS is expected to enhance the momentum and link research of strategic institutional and national importance with appropriate scientific responses that would provide sustainable measures to address felt-needs and emerging concerns in forestry and allied natural resources.


Broad Objective

To enhance institutional forestry research output through building and linking practical experience and competency of stakeholders to industry.

Specific Objectives

Support research initiatives.

Propel institutional transformation linking education, research, experience and industry.

Build capacity of the future and potential research scientists.

Promote scientific outreach.

Enhance collaboration with partner institutions.