DONATION OF 10,000 BAMBOO SEEDLINGS TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY BY KENYA FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KEFRI KARURA)
The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a state corporation established in 1986 and mandated to undertake research in forestry and allied natural resources. The institute conducts research and development activities under five thematic areas namely: Forest productivity and Improvement; Biodiversity and Environment Management; Forest Products Development; Social-economics, Policy and Governance and Technical Support Services’ KEFRI undertakes research and provides technologies and information for sustainable management, conservation and development of forests and allied natural resources. To provide for research and for the advancement of and dissemination of knowledge in the forestry and environment.
In the above spirit, the KEFRI donated 10,000 seeds to Kenyatta University through the School of Agriculture and Environmental studies on Friday 16th October, 2022 in KEFRI offices in Karura Forest. Later, the office dispatched 2 Bamboo specialist officers to the School of Agriculture and environmental Sciences, to educate and demonstrate to KUNEC officials how to store prepare the nurseries and plant the young Bamboo seedlings in the Kenyatta University Nursery grounds.
KEFRI official demonstrates to the students how to prepare the Nursery.
Students pose for a photo with KEFRI officials after demonstration
Dean school of environmental Studies
Department of environmental Sciences and education