Kenya Agricultural Research Institute Annual Report 1992

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1992
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Ministry Of Agriculture
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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARD was established by an amendment Act of parliament 1979, to carry out research in agricultural and veterinary sciences. The functional analysis envisages: protecting, conserving and upgrading basic resources upon which Kenya depends for agricultural development; improving the quality of food and other farm products and in so doing increase the demand for Kenyan products; protecting crops and livestock from pests and other production hazards and also protect consumers from health hazards that may arise through the use of pesticides and other agro-chemicals; helping to raise the income base and quality of life in rural areas through improved farming technologies; developing a Kenyan scientific capacity for generating and disseminating new knowledge and technology for the solution of present and future problems and to cooperate with other research bodies within and outside Kenya that are carrying out similar research.
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