NIFoS is committed to leading the development of forest science and technology based on trust and respect.
Lee, Chang Jae, Ph. D.
Welcome all of you to National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS)’s website.
NIFoS is the national research institute that has led the Korean forest science field over 90 years, committed itself to conducting studies on the range of forest field, including forest tree improvement, which had a significance in achievement of the successful forest rehabilitation; development of new varieties and their dissemination; prevention, recovery and control of forest disasters; better utilization of high functional wood materials; forest’s functions of public benefits and forest welfare; forest mechanization; edible and medicinal forest tree species and so on.
Currently, we at NIFoS focus not only on conducting studies to lead the public well-being, healthy land, and world greening, but also on disseminating their findings and outcomes to all the general public including those engaged in forestry and forest industry.
To leap toward the No. 1 of beloved forest science research institutes, we at NIFoS would like to continue its every effort for the follow themes:
First, as a national institute, NIFoS will promote both fundamental and practical research. Second, NIFoS will reinforce its customer-centered services by diversifying the communication channels as well as actively reflecting the research findings and outcomes into forest policies. Third, as an Executive Administrative Agency, NIFoS will concentrate its capacity on upgrading the specialty and professionalism of every NIFoS member, along with creating the more flexible and friendly workplace culture.
Through such efforts, NIFoS will establish its determined status as a world-class forest science research institute, and will always gladly be open for and timely respond to the public’s needs and opinions.
On behalf of NIFoS, I appreciate and kindly ask for your continued support and interest.