Kenya Forestry Research Institute

KEFRI
Nairobi, Kenya

The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) was established as a State Corporation in 1986 under the Science and Technology Act Chapter 250 of the Laws of Kenya to focus on forestry research. The Act was repealed by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013. Kenya Forestry Research Institute is also mandated under the Forest Conservation and Management Act, 2016 to undertake forestry research.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.kefri.org/

Address:
P.O Box 20412-0200 Nairobi, Kenya

Country:
Kenya

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Kenya
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 37
Kenya average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Samson Mwathethe
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Joshua Cheboiwo, Director
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 15
Kenya average
 84
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 33%
Kenya average
 29%
Global average
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 9
Kenya average
 59
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2022)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 10,693
Kenya average
 22,397
Global average
 33,286
Likes (2021)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 9,542
Likes (2019)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 7,195
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 7,565
Kenya average
 15,677
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 5,226
Followers (2021)
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 2,744

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website
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