Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is organizing a Commercial Forestry Investment Conference to be held at KEFRI headquarters from 21st – 24 th September 2021. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for exchange of knowledge, experiences and the potential of commercial forestry investment in Kenya. The theme of the conference is
“Commercial Forestry Investment for Wealth Creation, Enhancing Manufacturing, Food Security, Health and attainment of 10% tree cover in Kenya’’.
The conference will bring together stakeholders in the commercial forestry sector including; practitioners, researchers, wood processors and investors. The conference is an opportunity for the stakeholders to share knowledge and experiences on the status of the commercial forestry sector, challenges and opportunities for investment. The conference will showcase and exhibit new technologies and opportunities that investors can tap into.
The specific objectives of the conference are to:
Provide a national and international platform to share knowledge, experiences and opportunities in commercial forestry sector in Kenya and within the region.
Provide an avenue for stakeholders and development partners to exhibit and showcase current technologies in the commercial forestry sector in Kenya .
Provide a platform for discussions and exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among stakeholders on the future of commercial forestry sector.
Provide recommendations for promotion of commercial forestry in Kenya.