Forestry Training Institute (FTI) Olmotonyi is government owned organization under Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT) established in 1937 as a Forestry Training School. Since its establishment and particularly from the 1980s the Institute has grown in both size and quality. Its services have reached many countries in Eastern, Western, Central and Southern Africa. The Institute is registered by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) with registration number REG/ANE/007 and has been granted full accreditation in December 2005 to offer National Technical Awards (NTA). The Institute currently offers Basic Certificate (NTA 4) in Forestry, Technician Certificate (NTA 5) in Forestry and Ordinary Diploma (NTA 6) in Forestry as well as short courses and consultancies in all environmental related fields including beekeeping and climate change.