The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Act of 2013 establishes the Agricultural Research Fund (ARF) to provide strategic and predictable funding for agricultural research activities and support the operations of the organization. The fund will be managed by trustees appointed by the Board, who will be responsible for the management of the fund.
The fund shall consist of:
1) Any funds provided by bilateral or multilateral donors, for the purpose of agricultural research.
2) Money provided by Parliament specifically for the purpose of agricultural research.
3) Any interest from loans and advances.
4) Funds from any other source approved by the Trustees.