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About KFS

Kenya Forest Service is a corporate body established under the Forest Conservation and Management Act no 34 of 2016 (henceforth referred to as the Act).  The Act which was operationalized on 31st March 2017, gave the Service's mandate as "to provide for the development and sustainable management, including conservation and rational utilization of all forest resources for the socioeconomic development of the country and for connected purposes"

 

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News & Events

World Environment Day, June 5th, 2020

Theme - Forests, Biological Diversity and Livelihoods

By James Mwang’ombe- Head Biodiversity, Kenya Forest Service

Biodiversity (Biological diversity) is the variety of life on earth including the ecosystems in which they live. Forests are critical habitats for biodiversity and they are also essential for the provision of a wide range of ecosystem services that are important to human well-being. There is increasing evidence that biodiversity contributes to forest ecosystem functioning and the provision of ecosystem services.  READ MORE...........................................................

 

 

Vehicles transporting Sandalwood impounded

 

Two vehicles transporting Sandalwood have been impounded along the Wamba -Maralal road at Lpus area. At the same time, three adult males have been arrested in relation  READ MORE..................

 

LAUNCH OF THE 10 MILLION TREES INITIATIVE TO REHABILITATE THE MAASAI MAU WATER TOWER

 

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Hon. Keriako Tobiko will preside over a tree planting exercise in Maasai Mau Forest where over 3 million indigenous tree seedlings will be planted on 1st November....... READ MORE........

 

 

KENYA FOREST SERVICE PROVIDES SPACE FOR CONSERVATION OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED BONGO ANTELOPES

Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has granted the Nanyuki-based Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) a license to expand their current Mountain Bongo Breeding Sanctuary into a section of the adjacent Mt Kenya Forest Reserve...READ MORE

 

 

ULTIMATE SACRIFICE OF FOREST CONSERVATION

Kenya is a land blessed with an abundance of natural capital ranging from minerals to wildlife. However, no resource shines as bright as forests...READ MORE

 

 

THE GAINS OF FOREST CONSERVATION-ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE UNIT

Kenya Forest Service tasked with managing the forests, has an Enforcement and Compliance Unit (ENCOM) as provided in the Forest Conservation and Management Act of 2016 tasked with...READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Objectives

  1. Increase net forest cover
  2. Strengthen financial base
  3. Enhance conseravtion, sustainable management and utilisation of forests by improving livelihoods in rural areas
  4. Effectively manage information within interactive intergrated information systems in support of business processes and improved service delivery
  5. Strenghten institutional capacity to deliver on it’s mandate

Vision and Mission Statement

To be an internationally recognized organisation for excellence in knowledge-based sustainable forest resources management and conservation.

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