Mandate, Vision and Mission

The Institute's mission is to generate and disseminate food crops' knowledge, innovative technologies and services that respond to clientele demands for sustainable livelihoods in Kenya. The Institute has a national mandate with the following objectives;

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To generate and promote technologies and innovations for demand-driven Food crop product value chains

2.

To develop and promote markets and marketing strategies for Food crop product value chains.

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To facilitate and advocate policy option for enhancing demand-driven Food crop product value chains.

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To strengthen the capacity for implementing Food crop product value chains research

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To enhance availability of knowledge, information, and technologies on Food crop product value chains research

Vision
To be a global competitive agricultural Institute in Food Crops Research

Mission
To contribute to generation and dissemination of Food Crops knowledge, innovative technologies and services that respond to clientele demands, for sustainable livelihoods

Objectives
To generate and promote food crop technologies.
To develop and promote markets and marketing strategies for food crop product chains.
To facilitate and advocate policy option for enhancing demand-driven food crop product value chains.
To strengthen the capacity for implementing food crop value chains research.
To enhance availability of knowledge, information and technologies on food crop product value chain research.