Technical Research

The Technical Research scrutinizes farm power and mechanization specifically to help move the majority of farmers from subsistence to commercial agriculture through the adoption of affordable agricultural mechanization.

Between 2008 and 2018 NARO’s agricultural engineering arm released nine (9) designs of agro-machinery prototypes and one (1) drying method. These include the fishing kiln, thresher, water pump.

Institutional Research

Under the Institutional Research Agenda, the focus is more on policy and partnerships, research capacity (human and infrastructure) and funding and funding diversity.

NARO operates under the Medium Term Expenditure Framework where funding is obtained from the Government of Uganda.