The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) conducts research in forestry issues, and disseminate research findings amongst relevant research bodies with a similar mandate. KEFRI implements its research through four research programmes:
KEFRI also runs a service programme mainly dealing with information documentation and dissemination. The Institute has six research Centres namely: Muguga, Karura, Kitui, Gede, Londiani and Maseno. The website of the Institute offers information about the service programme, research programmes, research centres, and projects. The website also contains a detailed listing of the Institute's publications, and information on how to obtain them is available online.