Contacts

Contacts

Horticulture Research Institute
P.O. Box 220-01000, Thika
Tel. 020-2055038
 

Locagion

The Thika Research Centre is situated in Gatanga District, Muranga County and it lies within coordinates 0059’South and 370 04’ East at an altitude of 1548 metres above sea level. It is located 5km North of Thika town and 43km from Nairobi, on the Nairobi-Nyeri road. It stands on 480 hectares (ha.) of land of which 130 ha are arable, while the rest is characterized by shallow soils under-laid by murram or seasonally waterlogged patches