Kenya Forestry Research Institute


  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Founded1986
The 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. Mandate -Conduct research in forestry and allied natural resources; -Disseminate research findings; and -Establish partnerships and cooperate with other research organizations and institutions of higher learning in joint research and training. Strategic Objectives -To enhance: Vision 2030 delivery; customer/stakeholder satisfaction and retention; linkage and partnership with stakeholders; and livelihoods. -To increase forest technologies and innovations; enhance multi-sectoral and public-private sector research; enhance knowledge management and dissemination systems.


Staff at Kenya Forestry Research Institute have experience in


  • research & development
  • climate change
  • development
  • forestry
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • ford foundation


  • kenya
  • united states
  • rwanda
  • tanzania
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • (headquarters)
  • P.O Box 20412