Research Projects

Arid and semi-Arid Lands

The ASAL-APRP was an EU project funding agricultural research activities in KALRO. Its 4 result areas were improving food and nutrition security, improving livestock productivity, up-scaling and out-scaling agricultural technologies, and strengthening KALRO capacity for ASALs. Through ASAL-APRP funding KALRO Katumani undertook research to develop and promote improved dryland crop technologies to increase productivity and enhance food, income and nutrition security in the dry lands of Kenya. The Project activities undertaken in KALRO-Katumani were: