About the National Forestry Resources Research Institute
The mandate of the National Forestry Resources Research Institute (NAFORRI) covers all aspects of Natural and Plantation Forests Management and Conservation, Forest Products and Utilisation, Agroforestry, Forest Genetics Resources and any other field as approved by the NARO Council.
The goal of NAFORRI is to generate appropriate technologies for increasing the productivity and supply of forest products on a sustainable basis. The institute also strives to strengthen and develop national forestry research capacity through personnel training, physical facilities improvement, management, networking and collaborative work.
To achieve its objectives, NAFORRI aims at generating technologies and policy recommendations that:
efficient, effective and environmentally sound and
socially acceptable forest management and utilisation
systems through technology generation and dissemination;
scientific forest-based conservation of biodiversity
and environment protection.
Research activities at NAFORRI are organised in three research areas, namely:
NAFORRI collaborates with the Forest Department (FD), World Agroforestry Centre (formerly International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC), Makerere University, Uganda Forest Industries Development Association and some local Non-Government Organisations (NGOs).
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