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KALRO-SRI EXHIBITS IN 2016 ASK KISII SHOW

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) under Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) is committed to undertake outreach activities to disseminate new sugarcane production technologies through show exhibitions in the country READ MORE

KALRO-SRI EXHIBITION IN 2016 ASK KAKAMEGA SHOW

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) under Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) is committed to undertake outreach activities to disseminate new sugarcane production technologies through show exhibitions in the country. READ MORE

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR FARMERS IN NYANZA AND WESTERN SUGAR BELT

The Sugar Research Institute (SRI) being one of the institutes established by Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research (KALRO) Act of 2014 is mandated to undertake research and disseminate information, innovations and technologies for the production of sugarcane processing of sugar and co-products to enhance productivity and competitiveness in the sugar industry. In order to achieve its objective, SRI embraces training as a tool to build capacity of sugarcane farmers and other stakeholders on the best cane production technologies in sugarcane growing areas for enhanced productivity and sustainability. READ MORE

SRI REGIONAL OPEN DAY AT OPAPO CENTRE, MIGORI COUNTY

The Sugar Research Institute (SRI) under the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organizations (KALRO) embraces open days as a dissemination tool to reach out its stakeholders within the sugar industry. This year’s regional open day was organized at one of the SRI’s centre in Opapo. The centre is within Rongo District, Kamagambo Division, Migori County, it serves as a wider region in terms of bridging knowledge gaps in sugarcane production technologies, and this is one area where sugarcane is the main cash crop.  In view of this there was need to educate the local community and farmers on sugarcane production technologies and best management practices, for increased yields and wealth creation.

SRI organized for the open day that was held on 18th February 2016 at SRI Opapo centre, the theme of the day was "Enhancing Research and Technology for increased Sugarcane Productivity and Wealth Creation".  

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