Agriculture Research for Development (AR4D) and farming services

  • Innovative AR4D for developing & identifying climate smart and appropriate technologies.
  • Providing latest science and  technological services on crop production and post harvest management.
  • Fast tracking commercialization of best bet technologies and products with comparative advantages.
  • Enterprising seed sector with comparative advantage.

Training and capacity building

  • Develop confident, self-reliant, competitive and highly professional workforce on various trades of agri-food industry & natural resources sector.
  • Updating and upgrading practitioners and field level technicians by imparting in-depth knowledge on latest advances in agriculture science and technology.
  • Engaging students from the  university and Agricultural Trade Schools for providing vital practical skills and experiences.

Product development, processing, enterprising and commercialisation

  • Product development,  branding  and commercialisation of biofortifed,  nutrient dense crops & health foods.
  • Connecting producers & entrepreneurs  with cutting edge science & technologies.
  • Capitalising on private sector-led priority value chains.
  • Identifying  niche markets, market corridors for various agricultural and consumer products.

Consulting and farming services

  • Providing strategic as well as customized scientific & technical services to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of agri-food industry.
  • Developing Master Plans, project and programme evaluation, outcome & impact assessment for stakeholders.
  • Policy analysis.