Kerala Forest Research Institute (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. KFRI became a part of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) along with five other R&D Centres of the State, when the KSCSTE was constituted in 2002.
Consultative Workshop on Strengthening Medicinal Plants Sector
Consultative Workshop on Strengthening Medicinal Plants Sector is inaugurated by Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, AYUSH Department, Govt. of India on 3rd October 2019 at Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi at the initiative of Regional cum Facilitation Centre of NMPB - RCFC (Southern Region). The programme was presided over by Prof. (Dr.) Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Chief Executive Officer, NMPB, New Delhi.