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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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News & Events

Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) Roadmap developed to support REDD+ Strategy formulation process in Kenya

By Michael Muratha  

For all REDD+ activities it will be important to ensure that potential negative environmental and social impacts are minimized, while striving to 

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Consultation and Participation Plan for REDD+ in Kenya is developed. 

By Michael Muratha

Kenya has been involved in REDD+ Readiness Preparation for several years now. The process is coordinated by the National REDD+ Coordination Office within

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KFS ACQUIRES PATROL BOATS FOR PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF MANGROVE FORESTS IN COAST  

By Michael Muratha

 

Mangrove forests along the Kenya coast cover approximately 60,645ha along the 536km long coastline extending from Kenya-Tanzania border 

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KFS BOARD TRAINED ON GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

 

Members of the KFS Board led by the Principal Secretary State Department of Natural Resources Dr. Margaret Mwakima (seated center), in a group photo with a section of KFS Senior Management staff during a training on Governance and Enterprise Risk Management.

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KFS PARTNERS WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL ESCORT UNIT TO GREEN THE ENVIRONMENT.

By Michael Muratha

As one of the strategies to achieve the constitutional requirement of 10% forest cover by 2030, Kenya Forest Service has embraced partnerships. The Service is partnering with government institutions

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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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