Kenya Forestry Research Institute is mandated to conduct research in forestry and allied natural resources, disseminate research findings to stakeholders, build capacity of stakeholders and establish partnerships and cooperate with other research organizations and institutions of higher learning in joint research and training.
Research and Development Directorate is mandated to conduct research and development in forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.
Corporate Affairs and Quality Assurance Division is mandated to enhance corporate communication and publicity, quality assurance, and sustaining customer satisfaction and retention.
Finance Division is mandated to provide prudent financial management to achieve KEFRI’s overall objectives.
Human Resource Division is mandated to provide professional human resource services to support KEFRI’s overall objectives.
Administration Division is mandated to provide support services towards achievement of KEFRI’s overall objectives.
Internal Audit Division is mandated to enhance systems and processes of risk management, control and governance within KEFRI.
Supply Chain Management Division is mandated to support research and development through provision of goods and services.
Knowledge Management Unit is mandated to manage information and knowledge to achieve KEFRI’s overall objectives.
KEFRI Laboratories are mandated to conduct analytical services in support of research and development.
Enterprise Unit is mandated to offer conference and hospitality services to its customers.
Karura workshop is mandated to provide high quality wood and non-wood forest products.
Kenya Forestry Seed Center is mandated to provide quality seeds and seedlings to support research and development.