Natural Resource Management Systems

The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) is the premier agricultural and livestock research organization in Kenya mandated to provide leadership and demand-driven solutions to agricultural challenges both locally and internationally. The vision of the KALRO is to be a globally competitive Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization. The mission is to generate and disseminate agricultural and livestock knowledge, innovative technologies and services that respond to clientele demands, for sustainable livelihoods. In order to discharge this mission, the Organization considers sustainable development as a very important aspect of its operations and has a duty to ensure that the environment is well managed and conserved. The organization has research Centres distributed throughout the country. KALRO aligns its activities to the national and county priorities as detailed in various policy documents including the Vision 2030; the County Integrated Development Plans; National Climate Change Adaptation Plan; the National Climate Change Response Strategy; Agricultural Sector Development Strategy 2010–2020; the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) Kenya Compact; National Environment Policy and the Kenya’s Constitution (2010). [more.....]