Forest Research in Kerala

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 offers training, consultancy, Nurseries, soil and wood analysis, sophisticated analytical testing and research-based analysis to suppor, Forest Seeds and tree helpline to all queries related to tree planting and management.