The Department has national crops mandate of research to contribute to attainment of the overall organizational goal through generating and promoting crops knowledge, information and technologies that respond to clients' demands and opportunities. This purpose will be delivered through the attainment of the following five results:
i) Technologies and innovations for demand-driven crops product value chains generated and promoted.
ii) Markets and marketing strategies for crops product value chains developed and promoted.
iii) Policy options for enhancing demand-driven crops product value chains facilitated and advocated.
iv) Capacity for implementing integrated crops product value chains research strengthened.
v) Availability of knowledge, information and technologies on crops product value chains research enhanced.