About FRIN

Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) was established as Federal Department of Forestry Research in 1954. The Institute’s Decree 35 of 1973 and order establishing Research Institute of 1977 changed the status of the Department to an institute being supervised by the Federal Ministry of Environment,but the only Research Institute of the Ministry. Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria has six specialized research departments (each having various specialized sections),three support departments, ten outstations spread across all ecological zones of the country, three service units and four ND/HND awarding colleges.