Mandate

The Institute has 5 Research objectives. These are:

  • To generate and promote technologies and innovations for demand driven arid and range lands value chains.
  • To develop and promote markets and marketing strategies for arid and range lands value chains
  • To facilitate and advocate policy options for enhancing demand-driven arid and range lands value chains
  • To strengthen the capacity for implementing arid and range lands value chains research.
  • To enhance availability of knowledge, information and technologies on arid and range lands value chains.

In an effort to achieve above objects the Institute recognizes the importance of Private Public Partnership (PPP), collaboration with both relevant national and international agricultural research organizations and strengthening the farmer-extension-research linkages.