The Institute’s main focus is sheep and goat production, marketing and utilisation. The Institute is located in Marsabit County, 600 km from Nairobi along the Isiolo-Moyale Highway. It has centres in Marsabit, Marimanti, Bachuma and Macalder.
The Institute’s mandate is to promote demand-driven sheep and goat research aimed at improving productivity. The Institute has the following broad objectives:
a) To generate and promote technologies and innovations for demand-driven sheep and goat product value chains.
b) To develop and promote markets and marketing strategies sheep and goat product value chains.
c) To facilitate and advocate policy option for enhancing demand-driven sheep and goat product value chains
d) To strengthen the capacity for implementing crops, livestock and natural resources product value chains research in the Institute’s mandate counties
e) To enhance availability of knowledge, information, and technologies on crops, livestock and natural resources product value chain research in the Institute’s mandate counties.
Marsabit, P.O. Box 147, 60500 Marsabit,
Email: email@example.com; Website: www.kalro.org