Welcome to CER-Kenya!

Our vision is a future of resilient ecosystems and thriving communities. Our mission is to restore biodiverse ecosystems by engaging people and sharing knowledge. Join us in making a lasting impact on our environment and communities.


Access & contribute to our growing database of robust ecosystem restoration research. Seasoned scientist or citizen scientist, there is a place for you at CER-K.


Help us restore thriving indigenous ecosystems across Kenya through planting trees, making a donation, and purchasing our seeds & seedlings.


Bring your school, family, or company on an unforgettable tour through our transformed forests, seed bank, nurseries, and Kenya's only botanic garden.


Access our free resources to learn about indigenous tree species, permaculture, syntropic agroforestry & more. Find videos, colouring pages, infographics, & workbooks available on our website.


Join a network of Kenya's top scientists, conservationists, and restoration experts by becoming a partner.



Buy tree seeds from a trusted source for affordable and high-quality indigenous tree seeds in Kenya. Our exclusive price list features a diverse selection of seeds collected from over 140 community networks, spanning across the Highland and Savanna ecosystems.

Our hubs

We operate in three ecosystem restoration hubs across distinct Kenyan biomes.

Highland Hub

Savannah Hub

Coastal Hub

Conservation successes of 2023

A population of Croton alienus found in Gonde forest, Nyeri county- Endangered tree species according to IUCN.
2000 seedlings of Uvariodendron anisatum a vulnerable species according to IUCN red list propagated in the greenhouse
Planted 10,000 understory plants in the Highland Hubs indigenous forest
2,300 seedlings of Brucea macrocarpa and Pavetta teitana germinated under greenhouse conditions
1,730 and 870 seedlings of Uvariodendron anisatum (Vulnerable) and Brucea macrocarpa ( Endangered), respectively potted and being monitored for survival