Herbarium

Activities conducted by the herbarium:- a.Description of locality, habitat & plant features. b.Drying plant specimens. c.Packing plant specimens ready for shipping to the herbarium. d.Identification of plant specimens. e.Production of labels. f.Data basing. The roles of the training herbarium are:- 1.To Provides botanical research facilitation. 2.To provide knowledge of plant identification by comparison. 3.To conserve…

Conference Room

FTI own a modern conference hall with a capacity to accommodate about 40 participants.It is supplied with modern furniture, Internet, PowerPoint screen and OHP. Since it is located at a quite place far from all city center noises then it is a conducive place for conduction of workshops, seminars and trainings. Members of the public…

ICT

Computer literacy is a compulsory requirement in technical training and there is a module on computer applications in all courses. The ICT unit deals with technical aspects of the computer and network infrastructure, software and hardware tools within the institute. The main functions of the ICT Unit include: 1. To develop and implement ICT policy…

Sawmill

The FTI Sawmill was established in 1985 to contribute internal incomes of the Institute as well as to ensure that students have adequate environment for practices. The FTI Sawmill is owned and managed by the Forestry Training Institute under the business unit.FTI Sawmill have a number of qualified sawmill operators, front and back sawyers and…

Tree Nursery

The Institute manages two nurseries with capacity to accommodate 100000′s of potted seedlings at a time. The main function is to provide venue for training in raising planting stocks. The seedlings so raised are used to plant in the training forest and support tree planting in the surrounding local communities and by individuals. Each student…

Training Forest

The Institute covers an area of 369.73 hectare out of which 318.96 ha are under training forest plantation. Its management is under the supervision of the Training Forest Manager and guided by the management plan which is reviewed every three years. The species grown include Pinus patula, Pinus radiata, Eucalypts spp and Grevillea robusta. Besides…