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.
One-day training workshop on Bamboo
KSCSTE-KFRI has organized a One-day training Workshop in cooperation with Bhumi charitable trust and funded by National bamboo mission at Palakkad on 11/10/2019 for farmers and artisans. Workshop has been inaugurated by Dr Syam viswanath, Director, KFRI and Presided over by K Chenthamarakshan, Chairman of Bhumi charitable trust.