Kenya Forestry Research Institute

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

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KEFRI Graduate Research School (KGRS)

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.

News & Announcements

21st July, 2021


New Tenders- PROVISION OF CLEANING SERVICES AND GROUND MAINTENANCE.


TENDER NO: KEFRI/ONT/001/2021-2022 for Provision of Ground Maintenance and TENDER NO: KEFRI/ONT/002/2021-2022 for Provision of Cleaning Services now available.

The full tenders are available on our Tenders Page.

16th July, 2021


Death Notification – Dr. Jeff Odera


We regret to inform you of the untimely demise of Dr. Jeff Odera who passed away while undergoing treatment at Aga Khan Hospital - Kisumu. The late Dr. Odera was the founding Director of KEFRI.

The full notice is available on our News Page.

15th July, 2021


Vacancy Notice – Forester III


The Institute wishes to recruit a dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven person to fill the vacant post of Forester III at its Wajir Forestry Research Station.

The full advertisement is available on our Human Resource Advertisements Page.

25th June, 2021


Vacancy Notice – TWENDE PROJECT ASSISTANT


The Institute is implementing TWENDE Project (Towards Ending Drought Emergencies: Ecosystem Based Adaptation in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands) funded by Green Climate Fund (GCF).

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is the project Accredited Entity (AE), and the National Treasury is the National Designated Authority (NDA). KEFRI is implementing Component 3 of the project as a service provider to Conservation International (C.I) through a 3-year contract agreement.

The project will focus on supporting gums and resins value chain by providing value chain support and market development for products harvested from natural habitats.

To support project implementation KEFRI wishes to recruit a dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven person to fill the vacant post of TWENDE Project Assistant for a three (3) year contract based at KEFRI Headquarters (Muguga).

The full advertisement is available on our Human Resource Advertisements Page.

25th June, 2021


Second Public Participation Stakeholder Webinar on National Commercial Tree Improvement Strategy (NCTIS) by KEFRI


This was held on 2nd July, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

Commercial forestry in Kenya has the potential to grow exponentially under a visionary strategy. KEFRI in collaboration with Gatsby Africa have developed a national commercial Tree improvement strategy to drive commercial forestry in Kenya. The 1st webinar sought stakeholder participation in the strategy.

This 2nd webinar aims at creating a consortium of stakeholders who will own and implement the strategy.

More details and registration link are available on our Events Page.

19th June, 2021


KEFRI SDDR&D Presides Over Model Fruity Schools Africa Launch.


KEFRI Senior Deputy Director for Research and Development Dr. Jane Njuguna on behalf of the CS Environment and Forestry presided over the launch of Model Fruity Schools project in Kenya which took place at Nairobi River Primary School on 19th June, 2021.

For more information, please visit our News Page.

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