Outreach and Partnerships division

Linkage to other KALRO institutes, other national and International institutes (CGIARs) Linkages with extension structures in the County governments, Stakeholders in the Apicultural, Food crop, Horticultural and Industrial cropsvalue chains, training institutes, research-extension liaison.

i. Practical training

Organization of student attachment programmes, co-ordination of internships, liaison with PTC, organization of farmer/extension and other trainings, liaison with international training institutions for possible staff training opportunities.

ii. Information management communication technology

Develop, manage and maintain information and communication infrastructure in support of Apicultural, Food crop, Horticultural and Industrial crops research. This will be achieved through library and information services, information technology, publications and web development and telephone services.

iii. Technology packaging & dissemination

Identification of suitable dissemination pathways, development of appropriate technology information flow and package materials, develop an inventory of Apicultural, Food crop, Horticultural and Industrial cropstechnologies, management of exhibitions and shows.

iv. Resource mobilization & partnerships

Establishment of a national Apicultural, Food crop, Horticultural and Industrial crops funding unit and establishment of contacts with possible funding organisations, organization of proposal write shops and circulation of calls for proposal, management of small grants.