NATURAL FOREST
MANGROVE FOREST
FARM FORESTRY
FOREST PLANTATION
DRY LAND FOREST
PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT

About KFS

The Kenya Forest Service is a state corporation that was established under the Forest Act, 2005 (henceforth referred to as the Act). Commencing its operations in February 2007, the Service’s expressed mandate is:

 

To enhance development, conservation and management of Kenya’s forest resources base in all public forests, and assist County Governments to develop and manage forest resources on community and 

 

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PRESS STATEMENT ON ARTICLE IN THE STANDARD NEWSPAPER ON NOVEMBER 7TH, 2016

Kenya Forest Service has noted  various articles raised in the Standard Newspaper alleging illegal logging in various Counties countrywide. Part of the information provided is factual particularly on Karura Forest and Mangrove forest resources at the Coast Conservancy

 

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News & Events

SUCCESSFUL REFORESTATION: THE CASE OF SOUTH KOREA

By Anne Kaari

In recent decades, forest restoration has emerged as a key issue in the field of environment. Many ongoing discussions including the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration, the Bonn Challenge, and the Paris Agreement 2015, all prioritize....................... 

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UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSEMBLY (UNEA2)

By Benedetta Wasonga

The second session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA-2) took place on 23rd to 27th May 2016 at the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi under the theme of “Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.................................. 

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20 MILLION TREES FOR KENYA’S FORESTS

The International Tree Foundation (ITF) working with local Community Forest Associations (CFAs) and select Community Based Organisations (CBOs), plans to plant 20 million seedlings in Kenya’s forests and farmlands by the year 2022. This is part of preparations to mark the..................................... 

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2016 LONG RAINS NATIONAL TREE PLANTING LAUNCH

By Lydia Ogada

The 2016 Long rains National tree planting launch was held on 4th May 2016 at Nyambogichi Primary School, Laikipia County. The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities Prof. Judi Wakhungu was the Chief Guest at the event................................ 

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Strategic Objectives

  1. Increase net forest cover
  2. Strengthen financial base
  3. Enhance conseravtion, sustainable management and utilisation of forests by improving livelihoods in rural areas
  4. Effectively manage information within interactive intergrated information systems in support of business processes and improved service delivery
  5. Strenghten institutional capacity to deliver on it’s mandate

Vision and Mission Statement

To be an internationally recognized organisation for excellence in knowledge-based sustainable forest resources management and conservation.

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