The Forestry Training Institute, Olmotonyi (FTI) is located 17 Km north of the Arusha Municipality and about 3.2 Km from Ngaramtoni off the Arusha – Nairobi road. The Institute occupies an area of about 325ha and lies at 1670 metres above sea level on the footsteps of Mt. Meru ( 4,979 m), the second highest mountain in Tanzania and along latitude 3°17′S and longitude 36°40′ E. The Institute enjoys cool weather throughout the year with maximum temperature of about 28°C in February and go as low as 14°C in July. The mean annual rainfall is 800mm and falls in two seasons: Short rains (November- January) and Long rains (March- June). FTI is located within the boundaries of State owned Meru-Usa Forest Plantation and adjacent to Sokoine University of Agriculture Training Forest Centre. The other neighbour is the Arusha- Manyara Catchment forests Office.
FORESTRY TRAINING INSTITUTE
P. O. BOX 943 ARUSHA, TANZANIA
FAX : + 255 27 250 9795
TELEPHONE: OFFICE: +255 27 250 9637
TELEPHONE: PRINCIPAL OFFICE: + 255 27 250 5923
TELEPHONE: PRINCIPAL HOME : + 255 27 250 9637
TELEPHONE: CHIEF COURSE COORDINATOR OFFICE: + 255 27 250 5924