About Kenya Forestry College KFC

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About Kenya Forestry College KFC

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KFC History

Kenya Forestry College (KFC) was established in 1956 as Forestry Training School, Londiani. The school offered a two-year long course in forestry for Forest Rangers. At independence, a one year advanced forestry course was introduced with a purpose of upgrading the serving Forest Rangers. Successful ones were deployed to take up positions held by expatriate foresters.

In 1970, the advanced course became the current One-year In-service Diploma course in forestry. In 1971, the long course was converted into a two-year Certificate Course in forestry for Forest Assistants. Both the Diploma and Certificate courses run to-date.

KFC has trained over 3000 graduates at the Certificate and Diploma levels from a number of countries including among others: Rwanda, Somalia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Burundi, Comoro Islands, Grenada, Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Swaziland, Angola, Sudan and Southern Sudan.  It has also trained Non-Governmental and Private Organizations’ sponsored students.

The college also offers short courses in various aspects of forestry and related fields both at KFC and client’s preferred venue. It also has a paramilitary wing that trains Forest Rangers in Forestry Protection Duties.

Vision/Mission

OUR VISION
To be a centre of excellence for applied education in forestry and related natural resources management, providing high quality and innovative training and outreach.
OUR MISSION
To promote best practices in forestry and allied Natural resources management through excellence in teaching, knowledge creation and outreach.
VALUE STATEMENT
KFC cherishes and nurtures academic excellence and professionalism, high ethical values, integrity, accountability, respect and innovation in its services and practices.
OUR MANDATE
To train highly qualified technical manpower for sustainable management and efficient utilization of forestry and allied natural resources for environmental stability and socio-economic development.
OUR CORE VALUES

We are guided by the following core values:

  • Academic excellence, professionalism and adherence to scientific principles
  • Team work, courtesy and respect
  • Efficiency, effectiveness and competitiveness in service delivery
  • Commitment to innovation and continuous improvement of service delivery
  • Partnerships and collaboration
  • Integrity, ethical behavior, accountability and prudence in managing resources
  • Learner focus in training and outreach

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