Welcome to KEFRI |
P.O Box 20412 - 0200 |
+254 724 259781/2 |
The National Forest Products Research Programme (NFPRP) has a national mandate to undertake forestry research in harvesting, handling, processing and value addition of both wood and non-wood forest products. The Programme develops forestry technologies on: bio-fuels mainly charcoal and briquettes; timber engineering on various species including bamboo; and non wood forest products such as indigenous fruits, gums, resins, and aloe.
The Programme implements its research and development activities in two thematic areas; Forest Products Development and Technical Support Services.
FPRP – Karura Centre is situated in Karura Forest 6 km from Nairobi next to the Kenya Forest Service Headquarters, off the Kiambu Road.
The Programme covers the whole country.