Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, one of the leading institutions in tropical forestry research, both within the country and abroad.
FRIM promotes sustainable management and optimal use of forest resources by generating knowledge and technology through research, development and application.
FRIM’s wide-ranging expertise, award-winning research and international collaborations have earned the Institute a name for itself in tropical forestry.
Among the services provided by the Institute are the arboreta which serves as reference for forestry education, a herbarium established in 1908 with over 200,000 specimens, training courses from landscaping to wood identification, rattan and bamboo product manufacture, a nursery, library and venues for local and international conferences.
The Institute also offers a wide range of facilities for research, including managing six field research stations in areas of different forest types in various parts of the country.
FRIM's vision is to become a centre of excellence & distinction in tropical forestry research & development.