Excellence in agricultural and livestock research toward transformed livelihoods
To conduct agricultural research through the application of science, technology, and innovation to catalyze sustainable growth and development in agriculture and livestock Product Value Chains
To contribute to the growth of the agricultural sector through research coordination and regulation; technology and innovation development; and catalyzing transfer and utilization of agricultural research outputs.
The mandate of KALRO as stated in the Act is to:
a) Promote, streamline, coordinate, and regulate research in crops, livestock, genetic resources, and biotechnology;
b) Promote, streamline, coordinate, and regulate research in crops and animal diseases;
c) Expedite equitable access to research information, resources, and technology and promote the application of the research findings and technology in the field of agriculture
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