The Institute’s main focus is to support the apiculture sub-sector through use of best practices. Improvement and commercialisation of apiculture contributes towards food and nutrition security and increased income. The Institute is located in Marigat, Baringo County, about 100 km from Nakuru town along Nakuru- Kabarnet road. It has centres in Perkera and Lenana Training Centre, Nairobi.
The mandate of the Institute is to address the challenges affecting the Apiculture sub sector and promote value addition along its value chain. The institute has the following broad objectives:
a) To generate and promote technologies and innovations for demand-driven Apiculture product value chains
b) To develop and promote markets and marketing strategies for Apiculture product value chains.
c) To facilitate and advocate policy option for enhancing demand-driven Apiculture product value chains
d) To strengthen the capacity for implementing Apiculture product value chains research
e) To enhance availability of knowledge, information, and technologies on Apiculture product value chains research
Apiculture Research Institute,
P.O. Box 32-30403 Marigat, Kenya.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.kalro.org