Bulindi Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Bulindi Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Bulindi ZARDI) is one of the nine Public Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institutes (ZARDIs) which were established through the NARS Act of 2005. The Institute is responsible for carrying out applied and adaptive research in the Lake Albert Crescent Zone and covers five (5) Districts of Hoima, Masindi, Buliisa, Kibaale and Kiryandongo.

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Bulindi ZARDI formerly a District Farm Institute was elevated to Bulindi Agricultural Research and Development Centre in February 2001 and it changed into a fully-fledged Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute in 2006. It is located in Hoima District - 20kms from Hoima - Masindi Road, in Bulindi Village - Kyabigambire Sub-county. It covers an area of 271 acres (110ha) of which 70% is arable. It elevated to a Bulindi ZARDI is located. It also has 1950 acres of land in Kigumba Kiryandongo District.

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Bulindi ZARDI has fully functional Advisory Committee consisting of 4 members. The play a critical role in streamlining the research work being implemented by Bulindi ZARDI

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Vision
\r\n To improve livelihoods and income of resource poor farmers through improved productivity of the farming systems.

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Mission
\r\n To improve agricultural productivity by conducting relevant research and promoting technologies suitable to the zone while sustaining the natural resource base
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\r\n Mandate
\r\n Conduct and manage adaptive, strategic and basic agricultural research and facilitate the development and dissemination of appropriate technologies that address specific needs of the Lake Albert Crescent Zone (LACZ) of Uganda.

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