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Kerala Forest Research Institute in Thrissur

Established in 1975,

<p><strong>Kerala Forest Research Institute</strong> (KFRI) is a multidisciplinary team of experts conducting research on tropical forests and forestry. This Institute has contributed significantly to research in tropical forestry and biodiversity conservation over the past three decades of its existence. Founded in 1975, Institute is envisioned as a Centre of Excellence in Tropical Forestry to provide scientific support for decision making on matters related to forestry, with particular emphasis on conservation, sustainable utilization and scientific management of natural resources.</p> <p>KFRI has <strong>56 highly qualified scientific staff</strong> and about <strong>150 supporting</strong> and <strong>administrative</strong> staff. The man power is organized in to <strong>17 Research Departments</strong> which are grouped as nine Programme Divisions so that the research activities converge to contribute to the Vision of KFRI.</p>

Kerala Forest Research Institute Facilities

KFRI is home to a number of highly sophisticated experimental research facilities. These research laboratories are designed to serve staff scientists and research scholors, as well as researchers from universities, industry, foreign institutions, and other government laboratories. For more information about a facility, check this website or contact the facility using the contact information provided in facility pages. The available facilities are –

  • Library
  • LAN
  • Central Instrumentation Unit
  • Training Facilities
  • Engineering Wing
  • Stores
  • Seminar and Conference Facilities
  • Field Work Support (vehicles)
  • Staff Accommodation
  • Guest House
  • Research Fellows’ Hostel
  • Monitoring Facilities
  • Networks and Helpline
  • Plant Propagation
  • Laboratories

Research at KFRI

KFRI has completed about 600 scientific enquiries pertaining to various aspects of ecology and management of tropical natural and planted forests. Funding and technical collaboration was received from national and international agencies such as Kerala Forest Department, MoEF, DST, DBT, CSIR, National Bamboo Mission, FAO, Ford Foundation, Natural Resources Institute (UK), ACIAR, Aus-AID, IDRC (Canada), ITTO, CSIRO, IDPAD, CIFOR, UNEP, INBAR (China), Mc Arthur Foundation, FORSPA, IPGRI, DFID, Winrock International, UNESCO, British Council, National National Biodiversity Authority etc.

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Kerala Forest Research Institute
Peechi P.O, Thrissur District
Kerala , India. Pin- 680653

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