National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute
The National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI) is one of the Nine Public Research Institutes of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
A market Leader institution in generation and dissemination of appropriate technologies for sustainable development in the semi arid regions of Uganda.
To undertake research in crops production for semi-arid production systems in the areas of seed research and production management, together with range management. The operation area covers five (5) agro – ecological zones comprising of the Eastern Savannah, Karamoja Dry lands, Mid – Northern, Northern and West Nile
To generate and disseminate appropriate technologies and information for sustainable agricultural production, economic growth, and poverty eradication for semi arid ecological zones.
To develop improved crop varieties which are high yielding and resistant/tolerant to pests.
To develop cost effective and environmentally friendly integrated management options for diseases, insect pests and soils.
To disseminate technologies and information to stakeholders through training, media and publications