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FRIN VISION

FRIN AT A GLANCE

EVENTS

To be the best and foremost research center of excellence with respect to knowledge-based forestry activities as measured by the acquired scientific Breakthroughs in the areas of forest resources, conservation, management and utilization; forestry manpower development and general sustainable environmental Protection

FRIN MISSION

To ensure sustainable forest resource management and production, food production/security,forest-based industrial raw material provision, utilization, Bio-diversity conservation, self-employment opportunities and poverty alleviation through scientific

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 7 specialized research departments (each having various specialized sections),three support departments, eleven outstations spread across all ecologicalzones of the country, three Centers and four ND/HND awarding colleges.

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP ON GREEN ECONOMY IN BIOSPHERE RESERVES AS AN ACTIVITY OF THE BIOPALT PROJECT

MOU SIGNED BETWEEN SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD AND FRIN ON HERBAL RESEARCH AND CAPACITY BUILDING

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ACTING PRESIDENT SIGNS THREE BILLS INTO LAW

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN, on Friday, 17 August 2018, signed into law three Bills transmitted by the National Assembly, which are now Acts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Acts are the Federal Capital Territory Civil Service Commission (Establishment) Act, 2018; the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2018; and the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Science) Jos (Establishment) Act, 2018. The Federal Capital Territory Civil Service Commission (Establishment) Act, 2018 provides the framework, as envisaged by Section 303 of the Constitution, for the administration of the Civil Service of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Commission established under the Act will, without prejudice to the powers of the President, be responsible for the appointment and disciplinary control of staff in the Civil Service of the FCT. The Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2018 establishes the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria for forestry research, education and training. The Institute, with its Headquarters in Ibadan, will have outstations and colleges in each of the six geo-political zones of the Federation. The institute will, among others, conduct research into the development of agro-forestry systems for the integration of forest trees of economic importance into farming systems; ecology of pests and diseases and their control; and the control of desertification, soil erosion and deforestation. The Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Science) Jos (Establishment) Act, 2018 establishes the School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Science) Jos, a diploma and certificate-awarding Institute, for training and research in Medical Laboratory Science and other related fields. Laolu Akande Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity Office of the Acting President 18 August 2018