Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) - Industrial Crops Research Centre (ICRC). KARLO is located in Mwea East Sub-county, Kirinyaga County. The Centre is 21 km South West of Embu town and about 112 km North East of Nairobi. It lies on Latitude 00o 37’ S and Longitude 37o 20’ E at an elevation of 1159 m above sea level (masl).