Library and Information Services Objectives

  • To develop a reference point for literature on Kenyan and international agriculture, for researchers in KALRO,  partner institutions and beyond
  • To develop an information resource, in print or e-format, collection which is responsive to clients demands and agricultural opportunities and policy environment through purchase, exchange or subscription.
  • To create, preserve and provide access to a comprehensive bibliographic repository with full text articles of documents on Kenyan agriculture generated by KALRO
  • To Promote use of standards and guidelines in collection, storage and dissemination of information
  • To promote sharing of information with existing networks and consortia
  • To liaise with other Departments and relevant programs to acquire and provide access to repackaged information resources necessary to support agricultural research and the agricultural industry in general